Snow Sculpture

Breckenridge, Colorado 2006

International teams are each allocated a 12' x 12' block of compacted snow and given 4 days to complete a sculpture. Our team of 4 plus one 'snow shoveller' completed a sculpture called 'Faraway' - influenced by Rossetti.

 

blocks of snow

Day 1 - a large block of snow

 

snow block 2

Start at the top

 

snow carving

Hand tools only

 

snow carving 2

Cutting off excess snow with a barbed chain

 

face

Detail of face energing

 

nearly finished

Night working

 

finished

Finished