With unwavering devotion, artist Henry Le pours his heart into the creation of a single fancy knight chess piece, a masterpiece that transcends the entire chessboard. His deepest desire is to bring forth perfection in the form of this knight, meticulously fashioned with vibrant colored pencils. Every stroke of his hand becomes a bridge between imagination and reality, as the knight emerges, resembling the noble head of a warhorse, its muzzle and saddle belt exquisitely crafted. The materials used mirror those of its fellow chess pieces, composed of 123 colored pencils, bound together by clear epoxy resin, and adorned with the harmonious combination of Ash wood and Padauk wood. Yet, it is in the intricate fusion of chiseling and turning techniques that the true essence of this creation lies, intertwining the artist’s passion and skill, until the knight embodies both emotion and physicality.
Designed by Henry Le, this chess ornament stands at a diameter and height of 10cm x 20cm | 3.9 inches x 7.9 inches. The head of the knight is meticulously sharpened and skillfully chiseled, mirroring the majestic form of a horse in every detail. Its muzzle serves as a tangible representation of reins, while a belt delicately embraces the horse’s chest. The vibrant colors of the pencil pieces gracefully intertwine and blend with the natural beauty of the wood, giving the knight’s head a truly remarkable allure. This sculpture is a testament to the artist’s immense talent, unwavering dedication, and precise calculations in selecting materials, shaping intricate forms, and harmonizing colors.
The fancy knight chess piece proudly rests upon a magnificent base crafted from stunning Padauk wood, further enhancing its visual impact. Every aspect of this chess ornament has been meticulously designed and executed, evoking a sense of awe and eliciting heartfelt admiration. It is an embodiment of artistry that leaves one speechless, prompting exclamations of “Wow” as it is unveiled and held in one’s hands.
The fancy knight chess piece can find its place among the esteemed collection of “Super Artworks,” comprising all 32 chess pieces. Alternatively, it can be showcased as a striking decoration within a set of 6 pieces, including the King, Queen, Bishop, Knight, Rook, and Pawn. Furthermore, it can be displayed as a trio of regal figures, consisting of the King, Queen, and Knight. Even when exhibited individually, the fancy knight chess piece stands as a unique, captivating, and profoundly meaningful gift for cherished family members, dear friends, or beloved companions.
1. Elysium Knight Version (Multi-Colors pencils…, white wood core, and redwood base)
Behold the enchanting Elysium Knight, a testament to artistic mastery. Fashioned from a symphony of 123 multi-colored pencils, encased in luminous epoxy resin, and crafted with two exquisite woods – Ash with its ivory elegance and Padouk with its fiery crimson base. With meticulous chiseling and masterful turning techniques, this knight transcends mere chess pieces, emerging as a captivating sculpture that embodies the harmonious fusion of vibrant colors, precious woods, and translucent resin.
2. Wilshire Knight Version (Cold-Colors: blue, green, yellow, purple…& black wood)
Step into the realm of Wilshire Knight, where cool colors dance amidst ebony darkness. Created from 109 “Cold-color pencils” embraced by translucent epoxy resin, this knight finds its essence in the juxtaposition of Walnut’s dark core and Ebony’s ebony black base. Crafted with precision through chiseling and turning techniques, the Wilshire Knight is a masterpiece that evokes a serene yet striking presence, casting an irresistible spell over the chessboard.
3. Victoria Knight Version (Hot colors: red, brown, orange, yellow, purple…)
Ignite the spirit of victory with the Victoria Knight, ablaze with captivating colors. Crafted from big 109 triangle-shaped “HOT-color pencils,” entrapped in translucent epoxy resin, and adorned with the contrasting allure of Walnut’s dark core and Ebony’s black base. The true distinction lies in the artful combination of chiseling and turning techniques, breathing life into the Victoria Knight – a testament to the triumphant spirit and the artistic union of vibrant hues and majestic woods.
4. Lundergan Knight Version (Multi-color pencils: red, brown, orange, yellow, purple, and black wood pencils…)
Enter a realm of artistic opulence with the Lundergan Knight-a masterpiece of unrivaled beauty. Imbued with the essence of 123 “rare-dark-wood-colored pencils,” embraced by gleaming epoxy resin, and harmonizing Ash’s exquisite white wood core with Ebony’s captivating black base. Meticulously sculpted with a fusion of chiseling and turning techniques, this knight embodies the pinnacle of artistic craftsmanship-an immersive experience where woods, colored pencils, and clear resin converge to form a mesmerizing sculpture on the chessboard.
5. Yesenia Knight Version (Multi-Colors pencils…, white wood core, and almost black wood base)
Embrace the allure of the Yesenia Knight-a symphony of beauty in wood and color. Crafted from 123 multi-colored pencils, encased in radiant epoxy resin, and brought to life by the graceful union of Ash’s white wood with captivating stripes and Wenge’s luscious dark chocolate hues-a near-black base that resonates with nocturnal mystique. Through the artful blend of woodworking techniques and resin enchantment, the Yesenia Knight becomes a harmonious embodiment of elegance, serenading the chessboard with its ethereal presence.
6. Aurelia Knight Version (Multi Colors: shimmering gold, ethereal yellow and red, vibrant turquoise…) Behold the mesmerizing beauty of the Aurelia Knight, crafted with 123 colored pencils in an array of iridescent hues. Encased in crystal-clear epoxy resin, this exquisite piece features a fusion of two exceptional kinds of wood—Walnut with its delicate white grain and Ebony with its rich Ebony undertones. The marriage of these elements, with precision chisels and masterful turning techniques, transforms the Knight into a true work of art, radiating a captivating aura of elegance and grace.
This is the chess piece that artist Henry Le devotes the most to the entire chessboard. His wish becomes a reality only when he figures out how to perfect the Knight with colored pencils. The design of the Knight is designed to resemble the head of a warhorse with enough muzzle and saddle belt.
Similar in material to other chess pieces, the Knight is made from 123 colored pencils, clear epoxy resin, and two types of Ash Wood and Padauk wood. But the biggest difference is the combination of chisels and turning techniques.
The head of the Knight is sharpened and chiseled to resemble the horse’s head the most with a muzzle for the reins, or a belt under the horse’s chest. The colors of the pencil pieces intertwine, blend with the wood and make the Knight’s head special. This is really a sculpture with great work, meticulousness, and careful calculation in terms of materials, shapes, and colors. The base of the Knight is a stunning piece of Padauk wood. The whole of the chess piece is a blend that makes anyone cry “Wow” when being “realized” and holding this piece in hand.
The Knight can be displayed in a special set of the “Super Artworks” of 32 chess pieces. It can be used as décor with a set of 6 pieces: King, Queen, Bishop, Knight, Rook, and Pawn, or a set of 3 pieces: King, Queen, Knight, or displayed alone. The Knight is a unique, beautiful, and meaningful gift for your family, friends, or loved ones.