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Penny Pitch Ice Carving

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 16 March 2020 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

An "interactive" ice carving that we came across. I didn't understand the goal until someone said that you try to land a coin on one of the five landings/platforms. Took a few tries, but I managed to land a penny.

Spotted at the Ice Carving Festival in downtown Downers Grove, Illinois on February 8, 2020.

NIKON D7000 1/60 second F/4.8 ISO 800 42 mm

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By Marie from Entre By Marie et Montagnes, France

A subject really original.

16 Mar 2020 5:30am

Ginnie Hart from Netherlands

How clever is that, Steven! Just think of the fun someone has in collecting the pennies. :)

16 Mar 2020 6:05am

lisl from Bath, United Kingdom

I always enjoy the unusual, so your picture fascinates

16 Mar 2020 6:06am

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Oh, it's ice! I wasn't sure what it was!

16 Mar 2020 7:29am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

It is worth trying !!
;--0

16 Mar 2020 9:07am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Une sculpture sur glace qui ne manque pas d'originalité.
Bonne journée

16 Mar 2020 9:17am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Very skillful work by the creator of this ice sculpture. 5*

16 Mar 2020 10:00am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Took a few tries, but I managed to land a penny. What did you win? an ice cube? :)
An interesting concept, nicely captured

16 Mar 2020 10:48am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Cool...literally. In Canada it would have to be nickel pitch; we don't have pennies any more.

16 Mar 2020 11:43am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Nice idea!

16 Mar 2020 12:14pm

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Très bien vu !!! Original

16 Mar 2020 12:46pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Looks lovely !!
Did you win anything ?

16 Mar 2020 2:43pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

CLever ice sculpture

16 Mar 2020 2:58pm

Rose from United States

Well, that is different...and neat!

16 Mar 2020 3:42pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bien vu

16 Mar 2020 4:36pm

mauro brando from Maurania, Mauritius

Very cool!

16 Mar 2020 4:43pm

willy from Belgium

une idée originale Steven

greetings

16 Mar 2020 4:58pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Très originale cette forme de glace et ce point de couleurs superbe
Belle soirée

16 Mar 2020 5:41pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Original et superbe.

16 Mar 2020 8:26pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

:)
A M A Z I N G !

16 Mar 2020 10:07pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A cool find! Clever idea.

16 Mar 2020 10:15pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

simple but fun, if the play was for quarters, the carver might accrue a significant sum.

17 Mar 2020 12:04am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is a fabulous ice carving! Seems like it would be hard to do with the icy slick surface!

17 Mar 2020 1:11am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Fun carving that makes it a game.

17 Mar 2020 1:31am

Martine Girard from Brest, France

C'est surprenant.

17 Mar 2020 1:41am

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Oh I like that one!! Nice shot!

17 Mar 2020 3:37am

claudine/canelle from lorient, France

Magnifique travail de sculpture !

17 Mar 2020 7:20am

Remus from Portugal

Since the surface of the platforms is slippery, coins easily slide off.
It's a wily game.
;-)

17 Mar 2020 4:13pm

yo from Ile de France, France

Ce ne sont pas des louis d'or... Dommage ! : )

17 Mar 2020 8:58pm