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Offline Shiral

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Work In Progress: Cathedral
« on: October 14, 2019, 01:43:10 am »
This is my cathedral project, started in July, which became a standing structure as of today.
« Last Edit: October 14, 2019, 01:45:21 am by Shiral »
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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2019, 02:20:28 am »
That's fabulous, Shiral.
Let God rise up, let his enemies be scattered;
    let those who hate him flee before him.
As smoke is driven away, so drive them away;
    as wax melts before the fire,
    let the wicked perish before God.
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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2019, 10:51:36 am »
That is a beautiful piece of workmanship (or workwomanship), Shiral!
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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2019, 11:04:32 am »
Truly beautiful. I am very impressed and I love it.
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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2019, 11:09:47 am »
Gorgeous, @Shiral !
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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2019, 03:01:06 pm »
Shiral, that is an impressive structure and artistry.  I am presuming that all sides are painted, can you show us more from the other sides? Really neat!

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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2019, 05:50:23 am »
Oh, what a fun looking project!  Well done.
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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2019, 07:04:05 am »
@Shiral has made a lot of these buildings. She is really good at them.

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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2019, 12:04:20 pm »
Hi everyone,
thanks for your kind comments.  More photos will be forthcoming from different angles when I get my fertilizer sufficiently coagulated to add them. If you are on FB, you can also see many more photos of this project as it has progressed  there:  Got to https://www.facebook.com/PapyrusAcres/ Scroll down to find the earlier pictures.

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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2019, 02:31:20 pm »
That is great, Shiral. Thank you for the facebook page. love all the detail pics.  Awesome work! ;D

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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2019, 02:33:46 pm »
when I get my fertilizer sufficiently coagulated to add them.

Melissa

Bwahahahaha!  I love that turn of phrase!   ;D

It's going in my mental dictionary near "upwardly fornicated" for Ways to Swear Without Actually Using Profanity.
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James Herriot (James Alfred "Alfie" Wight), when a human client asked him if animals have souls.  (I don't remember in which book the story originally appeared.)

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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2019, 01:35:06 pm »
Here's another picture of the stained glass windows just to keep everyone from getting bored. I'm pretty proud of the way they turned out. It involved some fairly exacting work to make the "glass" which I did in photoshop on the computer then printed out on printable transparent plastic sheets, and the "Stone Traceries" which I also designed on the computer, but printed out, and transferred to watercolor paper, to fit precisely together. I'm quite stoked by the way my idea worked out so well.
« Last Edit: October 16, 2019, 01:41:27 pm by Shiral »
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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2019, 01:42:33 pm »
Here's another picture of the stained glass  rose windows just to keep everyone from getting bored. I'm pretty proud of the way they turned out. It involved some fairly exacting work to make the "glass" which I did in photoshop on the computer then printed out on printable transparent plastic sheets, and the "Stone Traceries" which I also designed on the computer but printed out  and transferred to watercolor paper, to fit precisely together. I'm quite stoked by the way my idea worked out so well.
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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2019, 04:10:41 pm »
The windows are wonderful - just like mini replicas of the real thing.
Let God rise up, let his enemies be scattered;
    let those who hate him flee before him.
As smoke is driven away, so drive them away;
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Re: Work In Progress: Cathedral
« Reply #14 on: October 16, 2019, 05:38:30 pm »
Beautiful work, @Shiral !
"If having a soul means being able to feel love, loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."

James Herriot (James Alfred "Alfie" Wight), when a human client asked him if animals have souls.  (I don't remember in which book the story originally appeared.)

 


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