04 August 2011

Fragile Lizard

Collared Lizard
Yet another of my photos is being converted into artwork. And this time, it's for The Lizard and me!

Stratoz is creating a magnificent stepping stone for our garden. Stepping stone really isn't a good description for where this masterpiece will wind up. Ultimately, the heavy glass-covered concrete square eventually will be surrounded by hyacinths, daffodils, lavender, roses, pampas grass and whatever other flowering plants I can manage to grow in our clay, and the stepping stone won't be playing home to feet. As I envision it, our Lizard of Glass will be the literal jewel of the neighborhood.

When we install this work of art, I will share before and after photos, disclose why The Lizard is The Lizard and impart what I know about real-life collared lizards. Now stop snoring!!! It will be fun info!

See the latest progress of Stratoz's work here.

7 comments :

  1. What an amazing image..and can't wait to see the finished piece of 'installed' art!

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  2. Snoring? Never. Can't wait to see how this project evolves! (and one can never know too much about Lizards)

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  3. Oh I didn't get the feel for snoring either...in fact for a split second I thought he was going to move off the screen...I swear his right leg was in motion! What a beautiful lizard it is!

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  4. Snoring? You underestimate your loyal cyber-friends. We appreciate art AND nature and can't wait to see the one and learn about the other.

    This guy looks like he's wearing a custom-made brown leather helmet. He's quite decorative.

    Hmmm...leather helmet. Mr. M had one of those when I met him - an old leather net cycling helmet. Now I'm REALLY curious to hear the Lizard's story.

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  5. I know that Lizard! thanks for the shout out and I can't wait till my/your lizard makes it to Colorado

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  6. Yes, a very familiar lizard! Stratoz and I have some gluing in our immediate future, so the lizard can come together.

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  7. A great photo of a beautiful creature. I'm sure the stone will be awesome!

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