Category Archives: steel sculpture

swords into war toys

Cut from steel plate. I know, not the best answer. But it’s a start.

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4/23/08 Darfur Fridge (ozymandiaz)

just in from the incomparable oz, creator of the blog Ocellus, a poem about more than the darfur fridge

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Darfur Fridge – thursday image prompt

(updated contributions to the collective storybook are found on the Storybook pages.) . …..…..….. . Hiking in the woods I found this rusting refrigerator that hunters had been using for target practice. I retrieved the door and it sat in … Continue reading

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completed work/works in process

A recently completed portrait of Beethoven as a young man. The painting was commissioned by Ron Maltais, the Music Director here at UWC-USA, in exchange for piano lessons for my son, Broadus. I worked from a photo of an old … Continue reading

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Maybe it wasn’t some great or tragic flaw

Maybe it wasn’t some great or tragic flaw. It could have been just an occurrence happening like a watchspring come unsprung and deciding to dance. Power comes from, rests and abides with the old rotten Stonehenge figures and grandfathers. You … Continue reading

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