Sloss Furnaces – Acrylic Gel Project


Earlier this year, I visited Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham. Sloss began making Pig Iron in 1882 and continued until 1971. Today the unique park is the only one of its type in existence.


I decide to take the above shot and give it a painterly appearance by using Snap Art 3 software by Alien Skin. Snap Art allows you to experiment with multiple artistic styles. Afterwards, I cropped the photograph and had it printed at Bay Photo on an 8×20 canvas textured paper, and then mounted onto a 2mm black styrene backing.


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Caney Creek Falls






Caney Creek Falls is located near Double Springs, Alabama in the Bankhead National Forest and is part of the Sipsey Wilderness Area.


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Horton Mill Covered Bridge



The Horton Mill Covered Bridge is a Town Lattice Truss construction over two spans and crosses the Calvert Prong of the Little Warrior River in Blount County, Alabama. It is located on Horton Mill Road and Covered Bridge Circle off State Route 75 about 5 miles north of the city of Oneonta.

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Easley Covered Bridge



The Easley Covered Bridge is located in Blount County on Easley Bridge Road off U.S. Route 231, just south of the town of Rosa, about 5 miles northwest of the city of Oneonta. The county-owned bridge is constructed of a combination of both wood and metal, and spans the Dub Branch of the Calvert Prong of the Little Warrior River.


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John Looney House



Captain John Looney and his company of Volunteers from Maury County Tennessee, fought under General Andrew Jackson at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, where they defeated the Creek Indians during the war of 1812. When the conflict ended in 1814 the resulting treaty made it possible for Alabama to become a state in 1818.


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