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Untitled by shanti1971

There is pleasure in the pathless woods;
There is rapture on the lonely shore;
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
I love not man the less, but Nature more.

–Lord Byron

  • Listening to: birds in the forest
  • Playing: around

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shanti1971
derek
Artist | Professional | Varied
South Africa
Hi , my name is Derek , I am a blacksmith/sculptor/painter . I work in South Africa but am available for sculpture and furniture commissions all over the world . My furniture expresses my love for nature and my sculptures express my love of freedom . Hope you enjoy my work , peace and love .

Current Residence: South Africa
Favourite genre of music: Reggae , hip hop , dancehall and outdoor trance under full moons
Favourite style of art: outdoor sculpture
Operating System: life
Shell of choice: Cowrie
Skin of choice: soft
Favourite cartoon character: George Bush
Personal Quote: When the power of love overcomes the love for power, the world will know peace - Jimi Hendrix
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:iconglasslinger:
glasslinger Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2018  Professional Artisan Crafter
Awesome work here Derek! Have a great week..
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myselfonly Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2017   General Artist
It's my pleasure!
Thank you soo much!! =)
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shanti1971 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you , had a look at your gallery too , beautiful work !
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myselfonly Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2017   General Artist
Hiya,
Very Amazing gallery!! =)
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shanti1971 Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you :) cheers from South Africa
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