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Mushroom

Posted by r_murray 5 (My Page) on
Wed, Jan 26, 11 at 16:02

I call this garden sculpture "Specimen 47" for absolutely no particular reason. It was a number that came to mind and has no significance whatsoever.

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This sculpture is really neat. I like it. I went to your link and saw your other works. You are very creative. Thank you for sharing. - Marylee


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LOVE it, is that concrete dye? Niiiiiiice....


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Cool! Looks like a real mushroom.


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I think it will look very interesting in the garden,came out nice & like the bottom part too. Jan


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Very nice and an interesting piece for the garden. Did you dye it with coppras?


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Will look great mingled in your gardens...watchin' for Speciman 48. Love it! Jeanne S.


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Inspires me to make a shroom for my Gnome garden bed, you Gotta have a shroom or two with gnomes around!!!


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This looks so awesome!! I love the rich colors & the texture!


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Very interesting specimen! I'm also interested in how you got those great colours!


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Sorry Jeanne S but here are a few I just finished (Specimen 52 & Specimen 23 LOL). What I'm doing now is cementing the mushrooms in the pots to make them into complete sculptures.


Since they will be in a protected area I'm not worried about the finish. One thing I have learned: do not seal the bottom leave it unfinished so the pot can "breathe."

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I really like these two specimen. - Marylee


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Those are wonderful! I didn't know about not sealing the bottom...learn something new every day! Also like all the texture in your 'shrooms & colors! Thanks! Here was my shot at them last yr...but your "pot angle" really makes them unique! TFS! Jeanne S.

Garden Mushroom & Facerock 3.10


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Nice, I like the color. I made them in smaller bowls lined with a plastic bag so I could use the left-over cement from some other project. For the stems I used a paper towel center roll and a small diameter scrap metal rod for sticking them in the ground. The plastic bags leave behind nice impressions. I decided to make a complete sculpture from them because many of my pots were getting destroyed by the winter freeze-thaw cycle. I think they turned out okay.


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Unique and beautiful.
I like yours too Jeanne.
Kathy


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