28.12.09 by Jeff

Ricky Swallow

Sculptures by Ricky Swallow. Los Angeles.

ricky swallow artist sculptor sculpture

ricky swallow artist sculptor sculpture

ricky swallow artist sculptor sculpture

ricky swallow artist sculptor sculpture

ricky swallow artist sculptor sculpture













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • AWESOME

  • Gav

    incredisome

  • mind-bending. The textures are incredible. There’s something about the fake skeletons created with another natural material.

  • Tyler Austin Bradley

    Barnacled skull = nice

  • AARON

    bomb.

  • beautiful

  • rebecca
  • Brianna

    The skeletons holding hands is gorgeous.

  • damn, you posted this before my post on his work went up! But I have many more pictures, (as well as more information about his work) of his amazing wood sculptures here:

    http://ifitshipitshere.blogspot.com/2009/12/wood-sculptures-that-look-like-anything.html

  • Peter

    I love the last skull, it’s really nice

  • Samara

    The two skeletons holding hands is inspiring. To see the love between them that lasts after death, it’s really touching.

  • Samara

    The two skeletons holding hands is really inspiring. Just to see the love and/or partnership between two people, even after life, is very moving.

  • The first is my favorite! This is really great work!





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