Archive for October, 2007

Not Your Typical Household Cat

Posted on 19. Oct, 2007 by Pagog Genie.

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Not a cat person or think that “domestic cats” are no fun? Get one of these!

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French Nuclear Test

Posted on 18. Oct, 2007 by Pagog Genie.

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Boxing Cats!

Posted on 17. Oct, 2007 by Pagog Genie.

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Barehanded Whale Hunting

Posted on 16. Oct, 2007 by Pagog Genie.

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Whale hunting, the old-fashioned way




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Eggshell Carvings with Video

Posted on 15. Oct, 2007 by Pagog Genie.

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Remember the highly praised Faberge eggs from the courts of Russian tzar? Modern masters of eggshell filigree carving make similarly detailed works, using only the nature-given material: eggshell itself, cut in creative patterns by hand with high-speed drills.

Some of the fascinating galleries available on the web include the work of Ron Cheruka (you can also buy his work there, just make sure of the proper HANDLING and shipping) and Gary LeMaster, the Eggshell Sculptor.

On this page you will see the work of Lew Jensen, Don Lisk and Brian Baity, as well as various Russian and Chinese egg sculptors, with some glimpses into the creation of these carvings.

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Freeze Frame Wolves

Posted on 14. Oct, 2007 by Pagog Genie.

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The wolves were produced in Quanzhou, China, from January to June of 2006. The commissioned local workshop in Cai’s hometown specializes in manufacturing remarkable, life-sized replicas of animals. First, small clay models were created as movement studies, out of which Cai subsequently developed Head On’s artist editions of cast resin wolves. However, the realistic and lifelike 99 wolves that grew out of these models and drawings possess no literal remnants of wolves: they are fabricated from painted sheepskins and stuffed with hay and metal wires, with plastic lending contour to their faces and marbles for eyes.

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