Snow Sculptures (Part 1)

Quoted from arttalk.com

As kids we remember making snowmen and the challenge of making bigger and better ones than the neighbors. No matter what age, everyone seems to love the adventure of creating a jolly, rotund man with stick arms, a carrot nose, Dad’s old hat and last year’s muffler. Well, why not get a little more serious about your endeavor? Snow and ice can become creative art materials that are free, plentiful in most areas and loads of fun to work with. Take one step past snowmen and make something on a grander scale, something unique…

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“Kiss me!”: An entry for Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China in 2005 (flickr pic originally uploaded by MattinChina)

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Ice homage for the Vimy Memorial: shot taken at the Festival du Voyageur, Winnipeg, Canada in 2007  (flickr photo orginally uploaded by thr33d)

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Japanese ice castle: part of the Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan in 2008 (flickr pic originally uploaded by Christopher Chan)

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Abstract Snow Sculpture:an entry for the International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado, 2007 (flickr pic originally uploaded by TinDenver)

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Pushing an Ice Cube: an entry for the International Ice and Snow Sculpture Competition in Valloire, French Alps, France in 2007 (flickr pic originally uploaded by mayadelic)

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Split Faces in Snow: part of the International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Grindelwald, Switzerland (flickr pic originally uploaded by congochris)

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