Two more ice sculptures from Confederation Park today. I mentioned in an earlier post about the carvers from Yakutzk. There were actually two teams from that Siberian city, but I'm reasonably sure that the pic I showed you in that post features this first sculpture as their final work. It's a boy standing on a galloping horse, with two other horses close by.
I decided to take two shots with a slightly different angle.
I like the delicate attention to detail by the carvers on this sculpture.
That's pure delight and makes me think of Mongolia!ReplyDelete
These are just stunning.ReplyDelete
These ice sculptures are fabulous! Great photos! Also, thank you for stopping by and letting me know about the turtles.ReplyDelete
So beautiful and delicate.ReplyDelete
Incredibly detailed! All the way from Siberia? I'm impressed!ReplyDelete
This stuff just blows me away. I cannot comprehend how someone can do it...especially with ice!ReplyDelete
@Ciel: I also thought of Mongolia with that sculpture.ReplyDelete
@Stuart: yes they are.
@Denise: you're welcome!
@Luis: delicate's an understatement!
@EG: yes, all the way from Siberia. At least there it's cold enough to practice!
@Lowell: it truly is an art form.
Those are some intricate ice carvings!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous, how long can these sculptures last?ReplyDelete
How they portray such movement in a chunk of ice is beyond me!ReplyDelete
Love those incredible galloping horses, I wonder how long these sculptors take to get their skills to such a level - so beautiful!ReplyDelete
That is amazing.ReplyDelete
Beautiful! I can't imagine someone with the patience to do this, knowing it is so temporary!ReplyDelete
These sculptures are so detailed. I can't imagine doing one knowing that it's only temporary. Good on those artists for creating these works!ReplyDelete
Oh wow! This is so wonderful. I love horses and these are awesome. MBReplyDelete
Wow, gorgeous. I love ice sculptures. They are such a unique art form.ReplyDelete
These are ice sculptures? Pity that they will melt soon, fortunately you made the photos!ReplyDelete
@Furry Gnome: and more of that to come!ReplyDelete
@Wilf: they'll be taken apart when the festival is over.
@Jane and Chris: lots of patience and great care, I think.
@Sharon: oh, yes.
@LondonLulu: years of practice, I would imagine.
@Eve: it is.
@Cheryl: their craftmanship astonishes me.
@Halcyon: they get a lot of accolades!
@MB: I figured the horses would get some attention!
@Angelika: yes, they are.
@Karl: this festival is one of my favourite times of the year here.
Amazing! Hard to believe that is ice.ReplyDelete
I love anything to do with horses!ReplyDelete
Wow, those are amazing!ReplyDelete
These ice artists are exceptional. I am almost jealous.ReplyDelete
Lovely. It's a shame the works are so fleeting.ReplyDelete
Wow! imagine the work that goes into this, only to have it melt! Wonderful pictures.ReplyDelete
@Norma: and this one was a beauty.
@Krisztina: I certainly thought so.
@Jack: they did great work.
@Mari: we can only enjoy them while they last.
@Linda: thank you!