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Topic: Aluminum Can Phoenix and Collage Geisha (Pictures Reloaded)  (Read 8707 times)
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« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2006 12:41:32 PM »

OMG! You are so creative!  I LOVE both of them.  At school, my ecology club is hosting a recycling art contest also and I'm entering.  I'm collecting as many cans as I can find.  I'm going with a tree motif as a representation as mother nature.  Your pheonix is amazing!
-Oh, how did you get the wings to stay flat?
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« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2006 09:43:19 AM »

To flatten the metal, I just slid the back (colorful part for me) against a corner or the side of my shoe so it would counter-curl the natural can shape...(how to futz with a dollar to make the machine take it...same method i used for the cans) ^_^
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« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2006 10:00:17 AM »

wow what a great entry! Just curious what was the winning entry? Your work shows great thought and definately reuses waste. The old sayig one man's trash is another's treasure!
Congrats on your entries. I think they are both fabulous

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« Reply #13 on: January 21, 2006 04:46:27 AM »


Just wow : )

I have a gorgeous granddaughter Smiley

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« Reply #14 on: January 21, 2006 05:25:00 PM »

Very cool work Wink. Creative, too!
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« Reply #15 on: January 23, 2006 07:17:52 AM »

These are great!  I love the geisha.  Did you find the alum hard to cut without cutting yourself?  Do you have to file the edges?
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« Reply #16 on: January 25, 2006 05:39:32 AM »

I just cut the cans with a pair of scissors that are my "okay to be dull" scissors, and if your curve and slide right everything (the edges and all) should be smooth...Though I did have a few areas that could've used filing (didn't think of that ^_^;)

Winning entry was me. The prize: enough money to pay for a japanese workbook and school supplies (aka...several 50cent composition books! and index cards o yes)
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« Reply #17 on: March 03, 2006 01:22:37 PM »

wow thats beautiful and fantastic and amazing!! How many cans did you use? Not counting the tabs of course but i think its wonderful! go you and congratulations on winning
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I am a beautiful pig...and no one can tell me otherwise Cheesy
« Reply #18 on: March 04, 2006 03:52:15 PM »

That is so amazing! I'm never going to look at a recycling bin the same again...
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« Reply #19 on: March 16, 2006 03:59:50 AM »

The Phoenix is stunning!!
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