Intricately Carved Wooden Animal Sculptures Leap To Life

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Rippling muscles, thick horns, and fur so realistic that you can almost feel the wind blowing through it — Guiseppe Rumerio sculpts lifelike animals with the most intrinsic anatomical details to bring his wooden creatures to life. Tucked away in Ortisei, a small town in Northern Italy, this gifted sculptor has made a name for himself in the woodworking community with his breathtaking carvings, clearly expressing his fascination with nature. All of his wood sculptures are painstakingly hand-carved, exhibiting intricate details that reveal an authentic sense of life flowing from artist to creation. Continue reading »

Intricately Crafted Marine Life Specimens Suspended in Glass

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Artist Steffan Dam produces fantastical and intricately-crafted specimens that look as though they exist in the real world. Suspended in glass jars and on plates, their forms mimic well-known creatures of the sea and budding plants. Although Dam’s work is based in imagination, his skills as a craftsman—including glass blowing, casting, and grinding—produce a hyperrealistic appearance that fools us into thinking these specimens have been captured alive and in mid-movement. Continue reading »

Tiny Oyster Pearls Are Intricately Carved into Wearable Skull Sculptures

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Japanese artist Shinji Nakaba transforms elegant oyster pearls into intricately carved anatomical forms. His wearable sculptures come in many different shapes and sizes, but the jeweler’s most unique pieces are carved into the shape of human and animal skulls. Continue reading »

Elegant Figures and Faces of Dancers Emerge from Intricately Folded Sheets of Fabric

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The latest installation by Benjamin Shine, who studied fashion design at The Surrey Institute of Art and Design and Central St Martins in London – “The Dance” explores ideas of impermanence and the fleeting moment, which are conveyed through the inherent qualities of delicate tulle material. Continue reading »