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Hometree.
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Published: February 18, 2011
Hometree Aluminum alloy wire on cast Aluminum base
22 inches across at canopy
358 strands of wire run continuously from roots to top and there is about 30 strands that have been added to top to make "leaves" from and 40 strands have been added in root zone. I average about 26 leaves per strand so I have about 10,062 leaves up there on the top. This tree took about 450 hours or so of hands on twisting wire time over four months.
I started with 5.5 foot wire strands. Construction photos here [link]
Image size
4000x3000px 2.77 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon PowerShot SD780 IS
Shutter Speed
1 second
Aperture
F/3.5
Focal Length
7 mm
ISO Speed
80
Date Taken
Feb 18, 2011, 1:55:59 AM
Sensor Size
6mm
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CRLmythicsculptor's avatar
CRLmythicsculptor|Professional Artist
Lovely.
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Denver100's avatar
How much is it?
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OLEyARTisTREE's avatar
From one tree nut to another, Bad A** my friend. Thank you for sharing
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OmarBradley's avatar
I must compliment you on this amazing piece of art. Bravo!
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FARTYTREEFROG's avatar
a truly inspired construction ,GORGEOUS!!, such skill and dedication .
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SeeKaz's avatar
wow is great
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boringisdull|Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW this is amazing!
can you make some close up photos?
i really want to see how the leaves look up close!
and how tall is it?

when i saw the thumbnail my very first thought was: YGGDRASIL!
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LovedAndForgotten's avatar
That is absolutely incredible. You don't say how tall it is?
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Valhallia's avatar
Stunning! ........and you've given me an idea! :excited:
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Velvet--Glove's avatar
:gallery: Hi! This work has been featured in my journal here: [link]
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Ms-Silver|Professional General Artist
Hooollyy wow...


I've made wire trees before, but they're absolutely nothing like this! You must have had some pretty sore hands after that mess! >w<
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AMyriadVice|Professional Artisan Crafter
OMG. *____*


:heart:

Yup. You've made me find a use for all that brass and bronze wire I have sitting around.
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kaitrees's avatar
Yay another tree twister is born
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itricano's avatar
your Art is beautiful
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WindyHaven's avatar
This is amazing, took my breath away!
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deadlyvampirekisses's avatar
this is beautiful! great work
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Spanglerart|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Only thing i can think to say..."WOW"!!!
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Helindir|Hobbyist Photographer
es demasiado magnifico para ser real! asombroso
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claygoddess's avatar
Amazing! Congratulations on DD!
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kaitrees's avatar
Thanks for all of the comments and faves, the best thing about getting the DD is looking at all of the art of the commenters. I will be looking for some time now
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andi-glitz's avatar
Wow thats absolutely amazing. Well deserved DD.
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kaitrees's avatar
Thanks and ye ha for chocolate especially 60%
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andi-glitz's avatar
Mhm for sure! <3 Felchin all the way.
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Angie-Pictures's avatar
Beautiful work. Congratulations to the DD. :iconflowerheartplz:
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