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Scrap Metal Clown

By TrevBatWCC    
Working my way around the Hepworth Wakefield building, there's a footbridge that crosses the River Calder and leads to the gallery's entrance. Heading across the bridge to the far side is suspended this, the Scrap Metal Clown, which as its name suggests, is made out of various bits of scrap metal. Had to give him a Silly Sunday slot! 😁 Pity about all the clutter in the background, but his rear view in the last version taken from a few steps further on does isolate him better. He's been there several years, and now starting to look a bit worse for wear 😬
(images taken 31/07/2020)

Many thanks to Colleen for her User Award on my previous upload, Hepworth Gardens 2 , most appreciated 🏆👍

Raw images processed in Nikon Capture NX-D, tweaked in Nik Collection's plugins, and Photoshop Elements 2020.

Thanks again to everyone for your vote & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 😃👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Wakefield Sculpture Specialist and abstract Scrap metal River calder Silly Sunday Humour and fun

Voters: Ericsamson, Sylviwhalley, PhilT2 and 26 more


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Comments


9 Aug 2020 11:23AM
A shame he's looking a bit rough around the edges. Never mind, someone might be commissioned to make a copy of him with a brass band playing a moving rendition of 'Send in the Clones.' 🎼 🥴
Cracking images Trevor! All the best, G. 😀
9 Aug 2020 11:32AM
Great captures, now that is inventive re-cycling, long may he last. One persons rubbish is another's inspiration to be creative.
Sylvia
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.2k 2519 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2020 11:43AM
He's wonderful! (Images pretty good too).
Chinga Plus
11 61 3 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2020 11:44AM
Three amazing images...
Isabel GrinGrin
cats_123 Plus
18 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
9 Aug 2020 12:12PM
Bright and cheerful...bet he always raises a smile 😁😁
rhfoto 6 2
9 Aug 2020 12:28PM
Super fun images for SS, Trev. GrinGrinGrin

Ray
chase Plus
16 2.4k 620 England
9 Aug 2020 12:31PM
Would love to create something like that !!
dales Plus
6 13 Australia
9 Aug 2020 12:48PM
Someone had far too much time on their hands Smile Terrific Sunday images Trev SmileSmile
Ian
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2020 1:18PM
that is a lot of work in there Trev,
and a lot of people will appreciate and have a smile
you showed us a lovely set of odds and sods here
A wonderful find Trev and fits the bill for SS. Three excellent captures.

Carol
Great S.S images Trev, you done him proud even if he's a bit rough round the edges!
Geoff
JuBarney Plus
10 36 5 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2020 6:22PM
A terrific find and captures of this cracking clown which must make many smile.
Ju
leo_nid 5 12
9 Aug 2020 7:57PM
terrific creation and quite sizable too
Smile
10 Aug 2020 2:33AM
Great images for Silly Sunday.
bliba Plus
16 1 2 Austria
10 Aug 2020 10:37AM
WinkWinkWink
very well captured and processedWink
LoryC 6 2 Italy
10 Aug 2020 3:12PM
Great find Trev and a clever use of discarded things.

LorySmile
RonnieAG Plus
12 154 119 Scotland
20 Aug 2020 5:09PM
Another cracking find, Trev: what an imagination some folk have.
R.

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