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Old 09-27-2010, 02:51 AM   #1
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Sept 27, 2010: Jalopy -Art-

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The Australian artist James Corbett, 46-year-old creates these sculptures using salvaged old car parts.

Mr. Corbett states that hunting down the parts is the most time consuming aspect of each sculpture.











I think this stuff is wonderful because it's all energetic. Any one of these pieces looks like it will start moving any second. He's somehow gotten the toned musculature of live animals perfectly correct.

There are many other examples at:
http://www.binscorner.com/pages/s/sp...t-amazing.html

While xoxoxoBruce is away the squirrels will play.
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Old 09-27-2010, 05:57 AM   #2
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Those are brilliant, unfortunately I was looking for a valve cover for an '86 Mazda and this guy took the last one.
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Old 09-27-2010, 08:11 AM   #3
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He should display that spark-plug sheep on the side of a dam.
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Old 09-27-2010, 11:07 AM   #4
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I do like.

And you know how picky I am.
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Old 09-27-2010, 11:56 AM   #5
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Steampunk animals are not nearly as tasty as real ones.
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Old 09-27-2010, 12:40 PM   #6
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I've been thinking for a while on this - Still cannot come up with any recipe for them.
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Old 09-27-2010, 05:11 PM   #7
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Gonna need a serious marinade.
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Old 09-27-2010, 06:35 PM   #8
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Monsieur Mangetout might disagree.
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Old 09-27-2010, 11:20 PM   #9
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While xoxoxoBruce is away the squirrels will play.
No no no, IOtD is open to any member. Just follow the format (mon/day/yr/title), and don't reuse a date that's already been posted.
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Old 09-28-2010, 02:50 AM   #10
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Steampunk animals are not nearly as tasty as real ones.
LOTS of fiber though...
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Old 09-29-2010, 10:53 AM   #11
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I have a spare '86 Mazda valve cover. Make me an offer.
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Old 09-29-2010, 09:31 PM   #12
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Monsieur Mangetout might disagree.
Michel (Monsieur Mangetout) died of natural causes on June 25, 2007. He is buried at Grenoble Cemetery. But was ressurected when large horseshoe magnet was dangled over his grave in 2008.
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Old 10-01-2010, 09:13 PM   #13
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LOTS of fiber though...

And high in IRON.
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Old 10-04-2010, 01:53 PM   #14
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Nice work..!
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Old 10-04-2010, 02:06 PM   #15
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Uh ohhhhh....

So welcome to the cellar ARR.
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