Kathleen Ryan Sculptures Look Like Moldy Fruit But Are Actually Made Of Gemstones – Design You Trust — Design Daily Since 2007

Kathleen Ryan Sculptures Look Like Moldy Fruit But Are Actually Made Of Gemstones

Usually, when fruit goes bad, we simply throw it out without giving it too much though. New York-based artist Kathleen Ryan, however, decided to use moldy fruit as inspiration and created an incredible series of gemstone sculptures titled Bad Fruit.

At first glance, Kathleen’s sculptures look nothing more than rotten lemons and oranges waiting to go in the trash. However, as you look closer, you begin to realize they are made up of thousands of little gemstones placed onto a polystyrene base. At first, the artist paints the pattern onto the base and then begins placing the gemstones one by one. To create the sculptures, Kathleen uses opal, smoky quartz, malachite and all sorts of other precious and semi-precious gemstones.

More: Kathleen Ryan, Instagram h/t: demilked

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Design You Trust Facebook page. You won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Japanese Squishy Shiba Inu Marshmallows Are The Cutest Way To Level Up Your Hot Chocolate
Plastic Beauty: LEGO Unveils New Flower Bouquet Collection
Artist Creates Paper Cutting Illustrations Of Wild Animals To Raise Awareness About Them
Fish Eye Pillows Is What You Need After A Hard Day
Vintage Photos of Stunning Custom Cars Painted by Larry Watson in the 1950s
The Colorful Bedroom Inside The House In Denmark Is Made Entirely Of LEGO
Filipino Man Turns Old Flip Flops Into Action Figures, And The Result Is Quite Impressive
Moschino Reveals Capsule Collection With The Sims
Plastic Trash Gets New Life As Art
Feminist Artist Launches Silk Scarves Made From Images Of Her Own Vagina
Artist Collects Rocks, Paint Eyes On Them And Return Them To The Landscape To Be Found Or Lost Forever
The Star Wars First Order Stormtrooper Vehicle
A Wrecked Luxury Car Built From Over 12,000 Reflective Steel Parts
DeskSpace: Handcrafted Solar System Desk Accessory
Finger Monsters: Make A "Monster Mash" Of Your Fingers
When A Bad Tattoo Is Transformed Into Something Great
This Epic Lamp Made From Cheap Action Figures Will Delight Your Nerd Senses
This Paper Grocery Bag Doubles As A Backpack
Menswear Collections By Walter Van Beirendonck
Disney Princess Lingerie Sets Are Here, And You’ll Either Love Them Or Hate Them
This Japanese Artist Makes Sculptures Out Of Snow, And Here Are The Coolest Ones
This Graphic Designer Uses Her Design Skills To Make Awesome Cookies
Stephen Hawking Celebrated With New 'Black Hole' 50 Pence Coin
This Japanese Artist Creates Detailed Food Art Using Fruits And Vegetables