Thursday, March 5, 2015

Surely That Must Hurt The Back

'Joie De Vivre' is the title of this sculpture by an American, and it won first place among solo carvers.


Thus ends my collection from Winterlude 2015, and this series. It has been a blast presenting this year's event to you. 

44 comments:

  1. Wow how exciting to be able to walk around and see this.
    Thank you so much for taking the time to show us.

    cheers, parsnip

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  2. It's been an interesting series!


    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^=

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  3. superbe, une creation du vrai cristal

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  4. Now let's see another part of Ottwa . We will see tomorrow with that you surprises us, William.

    Tomás.

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  5. Oh I don't know William, if you do something often enough it becomes easy so they say :) it's fabulous, as is yesterday's ice sculpture.

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  6. wonderful, first place deserved ! :)

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  7. Can't wait to see what you show us tomorrow. Seeing that carved item to the left helps me realize how close together these items were.

    Janis
    GDP

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  8. thank you for sharing the series with us.

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  9. Been nice to follow along this series. The carvings are far more detailed than I expected!

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  10. @Parsnip: you're welcome.

    @Cloudia: thanks!

    @Olivier: merci!

    @Tomas: tomorrow is something rather different!

    @Grace: thank you!

    @Babzy: it is a formidable sculpture.

    @Janis: yes, sometimes sculptures would overlap in pics, particularly where these solo carvings were concerned.

    @Gill: you're welcome.

    @Gnome: they certainly are.

    @Sharon: and it deserves it.

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  11. I'm by no means a fan of anything winter-related, but your series of ice sculptures has been great fun!

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  12. Great caption on this carving. I've enjoyed your series on ice sculpture.

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  13. Thank you so much. We all enjoy this presentation from you---I do anyway.
    The carvers are excellent to put it mildly. MB

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  14. A great ending to this series.

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  15. Great curtain ending. Bravo! I enjoyed all.

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  16. Last but not least! Thank you for this incredible exhibition!

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  17. @Norma: thank you!

    @Red: it's been a pleasure to show them.

    @MB: they certainly are.

    @Tex: wow indeed!

    @Linda: thanks!

    @Carolann: thank you.

    @VP: you're most welcome.

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  18. It would mine, I would be in traction! Thank you for sharing all these amazing sculptures. It has been very enjoyable looking at each one.

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  19. a great entry for first!! enjoyed winterlude again this year! now onto springlude!

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  20. Thanks for sharing all of this with us.

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  21. It was a pleasure for me to admire all these glorious craftmanships !

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  22. Delicate art. Thanks for the series.

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  23. Oh well you know some people have ordinary ribcages and others don't! :-) Beautiful!

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  24. These sculptures are just amazing.

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  25. Another wonderful way to celebrate Winter. Thaks for showing us. P.S., love your header.

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  26. WOW ! Thanks for sharing them all with us I have enjoyed the series ! Have a good day !

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  27. Thanks for showing us such a fabulous celebration of ice and winter. This is a really wonderful event!

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  28. @Denise: it would take a gymnast to do that.

    @Tanya: not by looking outside today. We haven't been above the freezing mark since the Christmas warmup here.

    @Whisk: you're welcome.

    @Anna: I've enjoyed showing them.

    @Marleen: definitely.

    @Birdman: you're welcome.

    @Ciel: hah!

    @Stuart: they really were.

    @Oakland: thank you!

    @Country Gal: thanks.

    @Kay: it's a huge event here in the city, and annually draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors.

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  29. Definitely the winner William, so much energy and life bin this piece.

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  30. It's a wonderful last shot, William.
    I've enjoyed this serie from the beginning till the end.

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  31. It is nice. Thanks for sharing this event with us. I have thoroughly enjoyed it!

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  32. that is wild. very cool design. love the hairstyle. ( :

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  33. No, it doesn't. It just irritating that I know have to hold onto something to do that or I get vertigo.

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  34. @Geoff: the sculptor outdid himself with this one.

    @Jan: thanks!

    @Lois: you're welcome!

    @Beth: so did I.

    @Mari: I hadn't thought of vertigo.

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  35. I hope someone didn't pose for that or they would have a sore back.

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  36. Beautiful! The sculptor of this piece is here in Fairbanks now carving in the multi blocks, along with his dad. It would be nice if he could take home another prize!

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  37. Ouch. It hurts just looking at it.

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  38. I like how this particular ice sculpture invites the viewer to appreciate many perspectives. An original one.

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  39. they asked me to do this in yoga class and said no thank you (smile) ... bravo on your ice sculpture series.

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  40. EW! It makes my back hurt to look at this. ;))

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