snowman art Toronto

Snow art in Toronto

Yesterday we had a look at the dazzling ice formations along the Toronto waterfront, so today it's time for a little fun with snow. Obviously snowmen and women are the chief form that these mostly impromptu sculptures take, but lately I've noticed people getting a bit more creative in their character selection. Not satisfied with the classic three-sphere/blob model, these "snow artists" can do some pretty remarkable things with frozen precipitation, from life-like figures to dinosaurs to snoetry.

Although we mostly dodged the last crushing snowstorm predicted to hit the city, there's been a steady enough supply of powder to foster a small collection of snow art around Toronto. Not all of it is included here, but what follows is a round up of some of the best stuff in the blogTO Flickr pool so far this year. Lead photo by Maryam S.

Snowmen/women/creatures

2011210-snowman_Zens.jpg

Photo by ZensLens.

2011210-snowman-mohawk.jpg

Photo by Joe Rayment-.

2011210-snowman-uncle_lynx.jpg

Photo by Uncle Lynx.

2011210-snowman-seated-blue.jpg

Photo by marc falardeau.

2011210-snowman-katrin-ray.jpg

Photo by Katrin Ray.

2011210-snow-dino.jpg

Photo by Grandpaparazzi.

Text/patterns

2011210-snow_flower.jpg

Photo by Karim Rezk.

2011210-snow-heart.jpg

Photo by Tomitheos.

20101216-sonetry.jpg

More on this here.

Random art?

2011210-snow_tracks.jpg

Photo by ocalf-53.

If you have photos of snow art in Toronto, send them to the blogTO Flickr pool, why don't you?


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