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Agapanthus Sculpture

By pamelajean
Firstly, a big thankyou to Lillian for favouring my "Poppies Sculpture" with her User Award.

I am staying with the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens "Art In The Garden" Exhibition.
This one is by the same artist who did the poppies, Steve Blaylock, and priced the same (4,650), and again in stainless steel, which is highly reflectiveTongue! I spent a lot of time waiting for the sun to go behind clouds.
The sky was quite nice, but it was difficult to avoid all the trees. In some ways they add interest, in other ways they become intrusive.
3 versions for you. Again, I just couldn't decide which one to lead with.

"Art in the Garden is a selling exhibition, and is a wonderful opportunity to buy a unique piece of art for your home or garden. The exhibition features a range of local, British and International artists working in many materials from wood, glass, recycled materials, cold cast bronze, stainless steel to ceramics and marble resin. The great range of sculpture on display creates a dynamic exhibition with over 100 works of art on show."


Tags: Exhibition Art Sculpture Flowers and plants Stainless steel Harold Hillier Gardens

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 5:27PM
V1 - Love the angle! It's dynamic, alive. And these really need to be seen in a garden context.

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franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 5:29PM
Amazing sculptures Pamela.

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
23 Feb 2013 5:31PM
Wow, Pamela, these are beautiful, and so well captured. Wish I had that sort of money to invest in one or two Grin Carol
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
23 Feb 2013 5:39PM
V3 for me because it's separated from the b/g. But V1 for the angle. So half a point each.
johnke 5 223 15
23 Feb 2013 5:47PM
Hi Pamela, for me it's V3 looks like the new and the old as a trade off or even steel vs the Tree's. Could even be wood vs steel. A very interesting composition non the less ...John
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
23 Feb 2013 6:11PM
What wonderful creations. Only wish .... ! Three lovely images too. I think I'm going for the details and comp of V1.

gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
23 Feb 2013 7:06PM
I like the position in V1 but all three are good. - gary
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 7:48PM
Yes, V1 for me.
Beautiful. Smile

helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 7:52PM
I'm also going with v1 - I like the inclusion of the almost parallel diagonal lines - it works well as a composition Smile
23 Feb 2013 7:52PM
V3 for me - it's beautiful.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 8:32PM
Has to be V3 for me Pamela.
so beautifully crafted and photographed too
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
23 Feb 2013 8:51PM
All great shots.......Sandy
tamarisk 5 2
23 Feb 2013 8:59PM
They are all great but V3 is the one for me amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
23 Feb 2013 9:50PM
SmileThese are Brilliant,v1 +V3 for me ,a lovely blue skySmile
23 Feb 2013 10:27PM
Three brilliant images Pamela. Love them all
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 10:41PM
V2 for me.
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
24 Feb 2013 4:34AM
This is totally stunning Pamela !! I think V1 is the right choice as a lead in !!
24 Feb 2013 7:45AM
All great shots Pamela but I think v1 is my favouriteSmile
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 8:43AM
Aren't they beautiful! If they were in my garden there wouldn't be room for anything else - they look quite big... V1 is my fave but its a close thing.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
24 Feb 2013 10:44AM
Well detailed Pamela - especially them being so light reflective. I go with V1.
PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 10:55AM
Never thought metal could be so artistic and beautiful. Nice set. paul
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
24 Feb 2013 11:51AM
Lovely set with V3 my favourite.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
24 Feb 2013 12:07PM
Wonderful artwork, Pamela - love 'em! Smile A well captured set, and think I'd have uploaded in the same order Wink
Trev Smile
24 Feb 2013 1:15PM
Another stunning shot from Hillier's Pamela. Only sorry I went at the wrong time. I'll have to look at their calendar for a possible next one. Can't decide between 1 and 3. For me they're both fabulous images. Don
24 Feb 2013 3:56PM
Amazing set of sculptures
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
24 Feb 2013 3:57PM
Great sculptures

brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 9:56PM
Think I should get some of these - maybe then my agapanthus would know what's expected of it! Smile
Nice set of images,
25 Feb 2013 12:37PM
These are amazing Pamela. xxGrinGrinGrin

6 3 8 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2013 3:34PM
Just the right amount of light to show the reflectiveness on the steel. Excellent set, but V1 is my favGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
saltireblue Plus
8 7.9k 33 Norway
25 Feb 2013 6:43PM
Difficult one, Pamela. One the one hand the trees add context, yet at the same time disturb the clean and sharp lines of the sculptures.
V1 for the context and v3 for the cleaner aspect.

JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2013 8:18PM
A lovely set of shots, esp. V2 which fit the beautiful sculptures into their natural surroundings.
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2013 9:34PM
Stunning images. So hard to choose between them. The light bouncing of them is amazing. Well done! Grin Grin Grin
evelen 13 5 England
26 Feb 2013 6:23PM
lots of wonderful sculpture images ,Pamela well done .love them all .
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
1 Mar 2013 7:05PM
I've heard of steel magnolias before but not steel agapanthus!Wink V3 slightly edges it as there are no distracting tree branches getting in the way. I'm sure Mikbee would enjoy this lot were he here to view them as there are specks of rust starting to appear on the petals!Smile
milky 14 Wales
4 Mar 2013 8:29PM
Excellent capture perfect set----MilkyWink
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
17 Mar 2013 10:38PM

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