Friday, February 14, 2014


Another pair of sculptures today. This first one I showed you several posts ago, when the carvers were just getting started. It's the work of an American and Peruvian duo, depicting a sunken plane and the wildlife around it.

This second one is from the other team from Yakutzk, Siberia. It uses fishing as its theme.

I wanted a closeup on the face of the old fisherman.


  1. You have done well with getting these photos. It must have been challenging to get the details.

  2. The fisherman is fantastic. The plane is suprising, reminds me of the gruesome story of a plane that crashed in the Andes.

  3. That underwater plane took some real imagination. And beautifully executed.

  4. Incredible. Who would think to do an ice sculpture of a sunken plane? BTW, love that header photo! What gorgeous country!

  5. the detail in those works is incredible. I have never seen ice sculptures in real life.

  6. Beautiful shots of great sculptures again.

  7. @Hamilton: with some more than others.

    @Ciel: ah, yes, I've read the book and seen the movie.

    @Stuart: the carvers did remarkable work with it.

    @Lowell: Thank you! I have thought of changing it for a wintery scene, but I'll leave it for now.

    @Gill: they're a pleasure to take in.

    @Jan: thank you.

  8. The plane is fabulous,such a contrast in textures.
    Jane x

  9. As always, these ice sculptures are so amazing, not only for the final creation but also for the skill involved. I was wondering if yiu had considered making the photos a bit larger within the post to better showcase them.

  10. I love that closeup. That sunken plane and wildlife is so fantastical and fantastic!

  11. Brilliant! How talented some folks are!

  12. @Jane and Chris: it certainly is that.

    @Luis: the skills of the carvers astonishes me.

    @Beatrice: I usually set my pics to large when I'm putting them together. I'll experiment with a shot for tomorrow by upping that one size, see what that does.

    @LondonLulu: The carvers really brought character into that old man's face.

    @Cheryl: and these carvers are very talented.

  13. They are all beautiful! What talent these artists have!!

  14. Apres tant de travail ca doit etre un dechirement de les voir fondre !

    bon w end ;o)

  15. All the sculptures you've show are amazing William, so much work and effort.. you really have to appreciate then while they're there.
    I know what you mean about missing THAT shot.. when I was walking along the coast road a while back there was a girl sitting on the wall with this huge dog standing on its hind legs on the wall both looking at the view.. I still regret not taking that shot :)

  16. The awesomeness continues! That first one is so intricate, it's amazing.

  17. @Lauren: I agree.

    @Audrey: merci!

    @Grace: thank you!

    @Norma: that they are.

    @RedPat: wow indeed!

    @Linda: I agree.