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Esse Quam Videri !!!

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Project by Alexey Khasyanov posted 07-27-2010 10:51 AM 1484 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

once more Project with my Wife;
me – ‘canvas’ , wife – oil painting;
size 9”x18”;
oak, mordant (vinegar & Fe), fastening with stanless steel from back;
oil painting, finishing with linseed oil.

PS lettering back is bad view, cause own

-- Rev 22:21





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majuvla

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#1 posted 07-27-2010 01:00 PM

Very beautiful,creative and unusual.Great work.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Cozmo35

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#2 posted 07-27-2010 02:15 PM

Nice work! What kind of fish is that?

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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jcwalleye

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#3 posted 07-28-2010 02:44 AM

OK, I’ll bite. What does Esse guam videri mean?

Sieze the fish, stretch them lips?

-- Trees, a wonderful gift --Joe--

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NBeener

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#4 posted 07-28-2010 02:46 AM

It means…

“To be, rather than to seem to be.”

Cool !

-- -- Neil

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 07-28-2010 03:25 AM

Unique sign. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Alexey Khasyanov

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#6 posted 07-28-2010 06:05 AM

thanks Neil for translate

Joe, it is Latin

What a fish? I don’t know, but funny one)))

Thanks to all comments.

Alex.

-- Rev 22:21

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jcwalleye

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#7 posted 07-29-2010 03:30 AM

It looks something like a sculpin or around here some call them bullheads. Sculpins are a small fish, 1” to 3” long and frequent cold fast running water. They use the large frontal fins to keep themselves pressed against the bottom. They make great bait but unfortunatly haven’t been legal to use for many years.

“To be, rather than to seem to be.” is a nice sentiment to keep in mind.

-- Trees, a wonderful gift --Joe--

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