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Ice Storm 2009

17 Nov 2012
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Pastel and charcoal on earth-tone paper.  This is my attempt to portray a chunk of ice.  In our area in 2009 we had a severe ice-storm.  Our power was out for 17 days.  This chunk of ice shows the thickness that was on our power lines which took down many lines and poles and changed our landscape with broken trees.  We survived but hope it never happens again.


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Charlie Gunn wrote
on 17 Nov 2012 9:07 PM

Nice drawing and I hope that kind of ice never happens again too.

jcurry wrote
on 17 Nov 2012 9:34 PM

Thanks, Charlie.  It was a couple of years before I could even discuss that year without cringing.

jfgarcia wrote
on 18 Nov 2012 7:36 AM

muy bueno. Ni siquiera puedo imagina esos tipos de clima, aquí ni siquiera cae nieve 

jcurry wrote
on 18 Nov 2012 7:59 AM

Thank you, Mr Garcia.  There is a saying here in SE Missouri. "If you don't like the weather today, stick around because it will change tomorrow".  I can't imagine weather that is hot and humid all the time.....I'd have to move. :)

C. Brown wrote
on 19 Nov 2012 2:45 AM

That's a lot of ice on a power line! I like how you can see a hint of the line through the ice chunk.

jcurry wrote
on 21 Nov 2012 6:06 PM

Thanks for your comment, Catherine.