Black & Silver

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Project by michelletwo posted 03-18-2011 01:39 PM 1859 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a bit different than my previous “negative space designs” , but I needed a different direction for my tired old brain. This wall sculpture is 9 1/2 & 8 and is dyed black and I used a silver pen to color the slots. Many folks have said it has an asian flair, and one fella said it was pure Santa Fe…all I know is while I was making it, I couldn’t get that old t.v. program The Cisco Kid, out of my mind. He wore all black with tons of silver accents!
Hope ya’ll enjoy this piece.

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#1 posted 03-18-2011 02:01 PM

Very nice Michelle. I like this one the best.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#2 posted 03-18-2011 02:25 PM

Very nice! I’d say Asian, since anything from the native peoples would be earth colors…which could be another iteration on the same design.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#3 posted 03-18-2011 03:24 PM

I like this design. i see something like a futuristic asian flavor in the piece.
very nicely done.

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#4 posted 03-18-2011 04:04 PM

Very fanlike and thats probably why people think asian. Me on the other hand, being contrary, think Aztec. Very nice all the same.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#5 posted 03-18-2011 04:38 PM

Very creative! Good work.


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#6 posted 03-18-2011 05:55 PM

Looks really cool. I like it when somebody makes something that’s not suppose to do anything but look good. You have made the world a little better place to be this morning.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#7 posted 03-18-2011 10:39 PM

Cool! A Cisco Kid fan wheel. It does have a nice flair of both Asian and southwestern. But then, I’ve seen African masks that also look Asian. It may be a smaller world than we think, as our ancestors could be related.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#8 posted 03-18-2011 11:26 PM

I originally saw the Asian flair in it but now that you mention TV… kind of reminds me of the old NBC peacock. No matter how it’s interpreted it is a spectacular piece! The coloring suits it!

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.

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#9 posted 03-19-2011 12:19 PM

Darrell: thank you..and you have made my world a tad brighter with your comment!

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