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Esse Quam Videri !!!

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Project by Alexey Khasyanov posted 1443 days ago 1450 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 1443 days ago

Very beautiful,creative and unusual.Great work.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Cozmo35

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#2 posted 1443 days ago

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 1443 days ago

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 1443 days ago

It means…

“To be, rather than to seem to be.”

Cool !

-- -- Neil

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 1443 days ago

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 1443 days ago

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 1442 days ago

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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