Saturday, February 13, 2016

Graceful Works

Here are more of the small ice sculptures around the fountain.

39 comments:

  1. Wings certainly are beautiful sculpted in ice.

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  2. Marvellous shots !
    Happy week`s end !

    Tomás.

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  3. Great ice sculptures. So delicately carved.

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  4. I'm with Kay, the bird wings look fabulouso William.

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  5. @Kay: that they are.

    @Tomas: thanks!

    @Bergson: thank you.

    @Nancy: they certainly are.

    @Grace: it takes great care.

    @Marianne: indeed!

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  6. I really like the last one and am wondering what it is!

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  7. The temperature today will sure keep those ice sculptures frozen!

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  8. I wonder if any of these artists use other materials for their art?

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  9. To be able to capture such gracefulness is a kind of genius.

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  10. Those birds are amazing pieces of work.

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  11. Your connection and love for your habitat shine in your posts, William

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  12. @Ciel: it reminds me of the clothing of an Aboriginal woman.

    @Furry Gnome: according to the morning paper it's -29C today.

    @Red: I would think so, particularly wood.

    @Lowell: it is, yes.

    @Sharon: they stand out so well for me.

    @Cloudia: thank you!

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  13. Wonderful photos of the ice sculptures. I remember the ones from last year and looked forward to these.

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  14. They are all so gorgeous! I especially love the birds with wings in the air!

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  15. These are exquisite and fascinating. The 2nd last and last pieces of art are most appealing for their detail.

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  16. The wings on the birds are all detailed and beautifully carved.

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  17. Thanks for sharing.
    Beautiful artistic work.

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  18. Nice shots, nice sculptures. My favourite is the eagle. Greetings from Bergen.

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  19. Fantastic ice sculptures -- what artwork! Love the eagle in flight.

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  20. @Denise: I'm enjoying putting them together, and it's going to go into March before I'm done with this series.

    @Janis: it's a standout!

    @Tamago: birds are popular with sculptors.

    @Norma: very interesting timing!

    @Gemma: thank you!

    @EG: indeed!

    @Kate: the carvers did great with these.

    @Bill: I certainly think so.

    @Gunn: you're welcome.

    @Inna: thanks!

    @SRQ: eagles really are a good subject for these carvers.

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  21. I still can't believe they can do those in 1 hour! Such talent!

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  22. They are all so wonderful and precisely carved.

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  23. magical works of art William - I love the birds

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  24. @RedPat: lots of talent!

    @Pat: I agree!

    @VP: thank you.

    @Jan: they certainly are.

    @Dianne: I do too.

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  25. So amazing that people can do things like this!

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  26. Amazing the delicacy of the work and the fine detail...

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  27. you are just winging it through another Saturday, eh? have a great weekend!! do you eh, or is that just a silly thing we Americans think you Canadians do? eh??? ha. ha!! just kidding. you know my humor, right???!! right??! ( :

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  28. Wow, they are beautiful! Nice that light is shining through all sparkly!

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  29. @Cheryl: it is, yes.

    @Geoff: it always impresses me.

    @Revrunner: thank you!

    @Beth: we don't always say eh!

    @Mari: I agree!

    @Linda: the light does great things with these sculptures.

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