Friday, May 2, 2008

Giant Ant (Step 12) - location, location, location

Here's your new home Mr. Ant. (downtown Portsmouth, NH)

And here's an artist's (me) rendition of how the ant will look, on-site, before the paint job.

I used half-cinder blocks, filled with concrete as a footing structure for the sculpture. Since the ant will be placed in a garden/flower bed environment, I needed something that could be buried and hidden, but still able to 'lock' onto the sculpture.

And here's a close up of those ant shoes. Believe it or not, the giant ant is only a size 8! (...of course I'm not sure how that translates when there are six of them)

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