Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Running Off To Join The Jugglers

Third place among the solo carvings at Winterlude went to this French sculpture, given the peculiar name 'Crazy Juggler'.


46 comments:

  1. It must have been hard to choose the winners, since there were so many remarkable works.

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  2. Discern in that set of fine arts must be difficult.

    Tomás.

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  3. I wonder how these sculptures would look if a dark colored lights illuminate them.

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  4. A lovely whimsical piece and some very nice detail work!

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  5. This suggests to me a bunch of crazy characters dancing round an artistic bubble. An intriguing one.

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  6. Bom dia William
    Fabulosa escultura. A riqueza de detalhes na composição da peça magnetiza o olhar
    Uma boa semana para você
    Um abraço

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  7. Looks very jolly this one William :)

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  8. @Linda: there definitely were.

    @Tomas: it is.

    @Mariusz: I didn't get to photograph them this year in the evening, though some of my friends did.

    @Elaine: definitely.

    @Gemma: thanks!

    @Gracita: thank you!

    @Grace: jolly indeed.

    @Sharon: and more to come!

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  9. Amazing work! It is hard to believe that they can carve all this.

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  10. love all the bubbles and detail in the wheel!

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  11. These are all really great, William !

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  12. the tin man from the Wizard of Oz, that's what they remind me of.

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  13. Oooh I like this one - they look like they're dancing joyously

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  14. There are so many things to look at in these carvings that you have to take some time on them. I guess ice is an easy medium to use so they just let the creative juices rip.

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  15. that one looks like it will melt pretty fast when the weather warms up...or are they allowed to stay that long?

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  16. Must be the circus they are running off to...........

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  17. @Luis: they do great work at it too.

    @Tex: so did I.

    @Karl: thanks!

    @Gill: I can see that.

    @Aimee: it does, yes.

    @Red: they certainly have imagination.

    @Judy: they break these sculptures up when the festival ends.

    @MB: it could be!

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  18. Lovely piece and photo of it ! Hey I have a cousin who is a carney as we call them lol some one who did join the jugglers years ago in a traveling carnival lol ! Thanks for sharing , Have a good day !

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  19. These ice sculptures are amazing!

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  20. This ice sculpture is a little bit funny. but still beautiful.

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  21. Love the big ball or whatever that's meant to be and all its little details!

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  22. Ice sculptures are pretty amazing...the precision and detail work, without cracking the ice...tough to do!!! I can't even get an ice cube out of an ice cube tray without cracking the cube!!!

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  23. Comical and creative, I like it. :)

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  24. A very good title for an amazing work!

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  25. Easy to see why it won a prize!

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  26. A sculpture that puts a smile on your face. It's lovely!

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  27. @EG: so did I.

    @Country Gal: I can't imagine that kind of life.

    @Norma: they definitely are.

    @Orvokki: thanks!

    @Ciel: thank you.

    @Chieftess: it can be a challenge.

    @Linda: both comical and creative tends to come across in more than one sculpture.

    @VP: it certainly fits.

    @Anna: thanks!

    @RedPat: I thought so.

    @Cheryl: it certainly is.

    @Marleen: thanks!

    @Mari: thank you.

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  28. oh i love this one! very whimsical!

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  29. Only third place William, now that's what you call high standards

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  30. Hard to believe they cut our all of those holes. Fabulous craftsmanship.

    Janis
    GDP

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  31. @Tanya: it has a lot of character.

    @Jan: action in ice is a good term for it.

    @Lois: indeed!

    @Geoff: definite high standards.

    @Janis: the carver did wonders with it.

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  32. There's a great variety of different designs in these ice sculptures. This one is as impressive as all the others you have shared.

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  33. This is fun! I like the whimsy!

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  34. I wouldn't know how to judge one from another. They are all amazing!

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