Jae-Hyo Lee, Stunning Wood Sculptures

Jae-Hyo Lee, Stunning Wood Sculptures
Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee is a master of manipulation. He turns discarded pieces of wood into attention-grabbing pieces of art that are both elegant and functional. These incredibly sleek sculptures are the result of Jae-Hyo Lee’s meticulous work: having assembled various chunks of wood, he burns and then carefully polishes them to create visual contrast and a smooth surface. “I want to express the wood’s natural characteristics without adding my intentions,” says Lee. “I like to make the most out of the material’s inherent feeling. Little things add up to transmit a stronger power, grea...
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Sculptures by Gabriel Dawe

Sculptures by Gabriel Dawe
  I never took to knitting.  One reason may be that it is accepted that you will have to rip out rows at some point in the process.  This alone drives me up a tree.     I never let perfection be the enemy of the good and knitting just doesn’t work that way.  I’d never have made it on the prairie. Mexican artist Gabriel Dawe spins a yarn with these exciting sculptures.  Beautiful and precise.  [via]
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Ronit Baranga, Sculptures

Ronit Baranga, Sculptures
The sculptures of Israeli ceramicist Ronit Baranga flirt with the boundary between desire and repulsion. Baranga sculpts delicate lips and sensual fingertips, planting these tools of seduction in places where we least expect to find them. Plates and bowls grow mouths ready to lick and kiss. Caressing hands multiply until they turn into mutant, plant-like growths. These sensual features begin to seem invasive and frightening when stripped of their humanity and presented as inanimate objects. Take a look at some of Ronit Baranga’s sculptures below, images courtesy of the artist...
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Ptolemy Elrington’s Sculptures

Ptolemy Elrington’s Sculptures
  Artist Ptolemy Elrington has spent the last 12 years putting them to good use. Elrington takes discarded hubcaps and repurposes them into beautiful creatures. The interesting thing is that he doesn't try to disguise the fact these sculptures are made from hubcaps, instead he makes the brand emblems and other parts form features of the animals' faces and bodies.       Advertisement  
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Christopher David White’ sculptures

Christopher David White’ sculptures
Christopher David White is a U.S-based artist who makes hyper-realistic “wooden” sculptures that are actually made of ceramic. Currently seeking a Master’s degree in Fine Arts field, Christopher charms with an incredible talent in ceramics field and his hyper-realistic sculptures revealing an inconceivable level of detail. Even in the macro photograph it’s hard to believe that Christopher’s sculptures have absolutely nothing with a wood.  In fact, no one can better explain the meaning of the artworks, than the artist itself. Christoper David states: “It is through the creation of hyper-real...
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James Doran-Webb, Sculptures

James Doran-Webb, Sculptures
When you see the sculptures of artist James Doran-Webb, you'll first be struck by their lifelike quality and how they seem to ripple with motion. Doran-Webb's animals' anatomies are spot-on, down to each muscle, sinew, and feather. These would all be impressive enough if they were just carved wooden sculptures, but they're much more. These sculptures are actually collections of carefully assembled driftwood, gathered by Doran-Webb from the beaches of the Philippine island of Cebu. James Doran-Webb The British-born artist lives and works on Cebu. He assembles the pieces in his st...
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long tradition of wooden sculptures in China

long tradition of wooden sculptures in China
China has a long tradition of wooden sculptures. For centuries they are  transforming pieces of raw wood into works of inspiring art , but none as impressive as the sheer creation of Zheng Chunhui . This talented Chinese artist spent the last four years meticulously carving a detailed replica of a famous traditional Chinese painting called ” Along the River during the Qingming Festival ” in the trunk of a little over 12 feet long tree.   The breathtaking beauty of his work simply can’t be expressed in words, you must see for yourself . As you can imagine, Zheng Chunhui needed a ...
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