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NIKON CORPORATION
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Dec 10, 2009, 11:03:51 AM
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Tribal Hands 2 by cl2007 Tribal Hands 2 by cl2007
tribal origins series-

of course one hand was just not enough, so I did 2 on this one, I just can't get a great photo of both at the same time :lol:

after hearing about various tribal art traditions, I started wondering about tribal roots. The search took me way back to find some tribal origins - back 15,000 to 30,000 years to cave paintings in France.

Hands were a feature of cave paintings from around the world at various times, one theory being that they were a signature of the artist, but most definitely a statement of "I was here!"

the first in the series is found here--> [link]

tech talk: wheel thrown B mix, carved, fired at ^6 electric/oxidation

photo: John Hasegawa
now in the collection of Randy Simmons
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:iconcliftonwebb:
Cliftonwebb Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I love how the hands shapes are in the middle of the vase. Yes they do evoke a cave art sort of feel.
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cl2007 Featured By Owner May 20, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
thanks!
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RainyDayFun Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ha ha! Cool idea!
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Lussuria Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2010
This is AWESOME. Incredible idea!
This is gorgeous work and I love how amazing this would look with flowers in it. Really really creative.
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cl2007 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2010  Student Artisan Crafter
thanks!!! and thanks for the fav! :D
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mertonparrish Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010
A creative and fascinating vase! Love it.
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cl2007 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010  Student Artisan Crafter
thanks and thanks for the fav! :D
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mertonparrish Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2010
:)
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DryadStudios Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
I don't say this as a double-meaning joke, but it's got feeling. Just like thoise hand prints, this really tells a story. :)
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cl2007 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010  Student Artisan Crafter
thanks! :dance:

and thanks for all the faves! :boogie:
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