Friday, February 14, 2014

Secrets

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.


19 comments:

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

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

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

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

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

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  6. Beautiful shots of great sculptures again.

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  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.

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

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  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.

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

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  11. Brilliant! How talented some folks are!

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  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.

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

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

    bon w end ;o)

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  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 :)

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

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