Absent For A Bit ....

I am away for a little while working on a few or more episodes for The Adventures of My Space Alien Alter Ego story ... will return (to Earth) soon!

Notice: Blogger has screwed up and lost a bunch of photos out of my blog! They are replaced with a gray silhouette of a human head. I will eventually get them replaced with the correct photo, it may take a while to find and fix everything. So some of my stories don't make much sense without their photos, sorry for the inconvenience.



Ice Sculpture 101

Today you will learn about the fascinating world of Ice Sculpture using my special techniques. I will demonstrate how to make two sculptures which we did earlier today in my backyard.

I used plastic molds to create the shapes and applied the correct pressure at just the right point to achieve these wonderful pieces. Well, the dog liked them really well.

The first piece was a half moon semi-circle like a chunk of longhorn cheese from your supermarket. The water froze completely across my dog's circular pool. I stepped on it right in the middle just barely applying any pressure and it snapped the circle of ice almost cleanly in half. Then I removed the semi-circles from pool and stood them up by the storm cellar entrance. A giant 4 foot diameter by 3/4 inch thick ice sculpture of cheese glistening in the sun.

The second piece was from a 2 quart water pitcher that I left on the patio table last night. It did not quite freeze completely leaving a small section of liquid at the bottom of the pitcher but still frozen on the sides. I turned the pitcher upside down and the chunk of ice came splashing out. I put it upside down on the ground and filled it with water for my dog. He drank from it. And wagged his tail in approval.

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New Blog for My Abstract Art ... Come Visit

Click HERE for the Art of Ernest S B Boston

These are pieces that I have generated mainly using computer art tools. Enjoy !

Something New:

I am also in the process of linking my poetry blog entries together. This project is only partially finished. A "Poetry LINK" at the bottom of the blog entry points to the next older piece of poetry.

First poem in the series of linked poems ....

Turn Gold Out of the Darkness

Turn Gold Out of the Darkness

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My Art

These are some of my abstract art pieces. They are available as prints, send me a note if you are interested.

Couch Glow

Couch Glow

Gold As Smoke

Gold As Smoke

Flowing Wood

Flowing Wood