AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Thursday, January 6, 2011

An Enchanted Face


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A part of a wood statue by Ken Blum at the Enchanted Maze, Arthurs Seat, Mornington Peninsula
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Sepia Scenes #116
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An unknown rich face
Character etched with vision
Threads of yesterday

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8 comments:

Leora said...

She doesn't look terribly happy - I wonder what she is thinking. A remarkable sculpture.

Rebecca said...

Wow, that is well done.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

The picture makes me want to know more about her.

Ralph said...

This look is gripping, we gan only guess of mood or reason: Angry? Pensive? Deep in thought? The artist here lets us dwell and imagine - the working of art in our minds. Neat!

Genie said...

What an amazing sculpture. You captured her perfectly. Great work. Genie

anemonen said...

Wonderful sculpture.

Lui said...

Beautiful interpretation. Your sepia and the portrait sculpture.

Gunsside said...

A great shot, sepia looks great ;)

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