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Life's Blood by ShaneMartinDesigns Life's Blood by ShaneMartinDesigns
made from metal objects including spoon handles nuts and bolts a vintage oil can some 30 cal bullets and lots of weld
28 inches high
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Given 2013-07-24
~ShaneMartinDesigns turns ordinary items into a stunning display of art in Life's Blood
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diana-irimie Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Professional Artist
i simply love how the colibri birds' wings are actually knive parts, such a nice detail. wonderful piece!
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
thank you
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ThatGirlHidingThere Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
Beautiful! It's been a long time since I saw genuine poetry in a sculpture <3
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
thank you
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Mangoredchile Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist
I love this so much! I love what you've done with the bullets and the birds! It's beyond stunning and the hint of color in it just makes it that much more beautiful!
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much :)
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:iconchenali:
chenali Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I really wanted to have one of those hummingbirds :) They are one of my fave types :)
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Nice one thanks
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:iconblanket86:
blanket86 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Very interesting and beautiful work! I like this style, is very impressive!
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks
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:iconlanrinheart:
LanrinHeart Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :squee:
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:iconshanemartindesigns:
ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks
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:iconlanrinheart:
LanrinHeart Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome ^^
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:iconryua:
Ryua Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so lovely! I really love how you've split apart the casings for the flowers.
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you
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:iconhummerhouse:
Hummerhouse Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013
Absolutely incredible! This is the kind of art I like to display in my home.
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:iconshanemartindesigns:
ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you
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:icontomredlion:
TomRedlion Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This looks like a strange sort of fun.
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:iconshanemartindesigns:
ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Cheers
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:iconambar-hedgehog:
ambar-hedgehog Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Student General Artist
I'm loving it :)
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks
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:iconandromeda:
andromeda Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
WOW! I am just in awe! Congrats on the well deserved DD!!
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you 
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RufusReginald Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013   Filmographer
Phenomenal.
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Cheers
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Arcedemius Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
that's gorgeous! how long did it take you?
.. and what made you combine bullets and cutlery?
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks it took around a week , not sure why ! there's weird stuff goes on in my head :)
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Arcedemius Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
hahaha, well it's an amazing piece!

maybe it's because... food stops people fighting, and becomes a tranquil enough place to enjoy nature? 
yes, that sounds plausible enough to fool my fellow academics! XP 
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:iconcommander-jackson117:
That's cool man
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Cheers
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:iconcommander-jackson117:
Yes
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Ecstatic-ectsy Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Gorgeous!
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks
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:iconbabakosen:
BabakoSen Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love that you made deadly projectiles into representations of life. How did you get the black powder out?
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks , they were already empty :)
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varletlegion Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Student General Artist
That is awesome!!! I can't even say something useful to you because I'm so blown away.
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you :)
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varletlegion Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Student General Artist
You're very welcome!
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silverybeast Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013   General Artist
This is gorgeous! Wonderfully executed idea, I love seeing art made of random things and the materials being still recognizable is wonderful quirk :D Beautiful craft-work!
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much
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Schneefuechsin Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconcongratsddplz:
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks
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Tianithen Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this so much, thanks for brightening up my day.
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks and ya welcome
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mizu-shimma Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
This is absolutely stunning. I took a class in jewelry and metal arts last semester and my teacher did a lot of work with birds, this reminded me of her. Lovely work really.
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Nice one thank you
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PrincessArtemis Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Stunning work!
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ShaneMartinDesigns Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks
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