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Concrete statuary in some of the gardens I've visited has always captivated me. Unfortunately most statuary I've priced is quite expensive and with my tight budget the chances were slim that any of these creations would ever find themselves in my gardens. However, several years ago I was intrigued when I stumbled upon instructions for making "hollow concrete spheres". I was pleased to learn the cost of materials is fairly inexpensive and last year successfully completed my first sphere. I'd like to show you how easy it is and hopefully inspire you to create your own hollow concrete sphere!
Aug 16, 2011 6:17 PM CST
|Debra: This is a great tutorial and your artwork is absolutely beautiful! I have a very short attention span and am not very creative but I might just have to give this a try in the near future! Thanks for sharing!|
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Aug 16, 2011 6:23 PM CST
|Debra, what a great piece of art. Your tutorial is great, thanks for sharing with us. |
Aug 17, 2011 1:45 AM CST
|Thanks Lin and Pegi! It took me about two years of collecting information, instructions, etc. before I attempted my first one and I was amazed how easy it was! After a frustrating attempt to make concrete leaves once I think the only thing holding me back was my anxiety with mixing the cement. QuikWall made it so much easier!|
Aug 17, 2011 7:09 AM CST
|Great article and tutorial Debbie! Your sphere is absolutely beautiful!! |
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Aug 17, 2011 2:00 PM CST
|Very well done! The tutorial is so clear and filled with detail and good tips! Loved it Deb!|
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