Sunday, August 9, 2015

Peace Posts - ready for installation

©2015 Fiona Dempster - Sections of the Peace Posts with valley backdrop
I did get to finish the 5 Peace Posts over the weekend including attaching the feet that will be driven into the ground to support them.

©2015 Barry Smith - Posts on garage-studio floor with feet attached
Below are a few photos of the completed posts taken by Fiona and myself. They were taken in a couple of settings to give and idea how they would look as a group - though the plan is to install them as way posts along a short walk.

©2015 Fiona Dempster - Posts with car deck in the background
©2915 Fiona Dempster - Best view of the artist?
©2015 Fiona Dempster - Group of Peace Posts with valley backdrop
©2015 Fiona Dempster - Peace, leaves and the mountain - what more can you ask for?
 Different setting with the late afternoon sun and shadows.

©2015 Fiona Dempster -  Peace Posts outside studio-gallery with valley backdrop
©2015 Fiona Dempster - On their own the posts look  serene
©2015 Fiona Dempster - Shadow play
©2015 Fiona Dempster - Peace in five languages
This has been an interesting commission; and I have enjoyed it. I'm now planning to do two sets of three posts - one for our block and one for sale.


  1. They look great, showed this to John who said he recognized the view. Not sure if we will get to Qld this year, sad but too many things going on, unless I can wrangle a birthday visit in early October.

  2. Hi JM, P, C & J - it looks like these posts might just have hit the mark given the comments - which are appreciated. P - hope you can make it up and check out that view and a few other changes we have made to the block. Peace. B

  3. you have absolutely positively outdone yourself and i almost feel this is going to become definitive work. you have a good amount of that already - but it has been leading up to these. stunning, powerful, beautiful, wonderful. well done -

    1. Hi MJ - these did work out well and today (Friday 14/8) Fiona and I delivered them and installed them in the garden of the woman who commissioned them. Need to go back and tidy up - ran out of light. I think you are right - as a group these Peace Posts are up there. Go well. B

  4. Wonderful Barry!! There must be an inspiring vibe over there. Feeling the peace and the creativity.


Comments are welcomed - it is good to connect with fellow travellers.