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I love the color of the metal from rust and the cogs which are only small details of a larger thing but are fundamental in making in work.

I love pictures like this! All that rust, with little mossy bits. And so much texture. Awesome! by Periegese.

I love pictures like this! All that rust, with little mossy bits. And so much texture. by Periegese. Hmmm going to have to swipe my hubby's log chain now and rust it.

A Rusty Rainbow - i love this it's so surreal

sometimes rust adds so much color to something. We may not always appreciate the effects of rust on things, but you have to admit.sometimes it looks pretty darn cool!

~~Macro View Of A Variegated Begonia by John Delapp~~

Macro View Of A Variegated Begonia Photograph - Macro View Of A Variegated Begonia Fine Art Print

Observational studies using different materials,pencil ink water colour charcoal etc

Observational studies using different materials,pencil ink water colour charcoal etc.maximising a single idea to develop a final design.

Cogs are a connotation of man (or most beings infact) due to the idea of the inner workings of a person. The rust in this case suggests past time and old age. This allows the idea of males being the dominant sex in industry much more prominent, suggesting one section of an androgynous image. On a deeper level, the sound of rusty, old cogs could be seen as not so dissimilar to that of the grinding of teeth - a clear suggestion of recreation drug use. 'Departure' in this case is represented…

so dissimilar to that of the grinding of teeth - a clear suggestion of recreation drug use. 'Departure' in this case is represented through a more mental/spiritual level as opposed to a physical movement.


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