08.11.16 by Staff

Distorted Sculptures by Japanese Artist Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

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Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki carves wooden figures with purposeful visual distortions. Check out more of Kanemaki’s trippy sculptures below.

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12.01.16 by Staff

Warped Wood Sculptures by Artist Paul Kaptein

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Series of hand-carved wood sculptures by Perth-based artist Paul Kaptein, currently on display at Krause Gallery in New York until January 26. Kaptein’s glitched out figures are something you’ll want to check out in person as the degree of distortion shifts depending on what angle you’re looking (sometimes appearing completely normal). More images below.

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21.09.15 by Staff

“Matchstickmen” by Wolfgang Stiller

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Incredible wood sculptures by German artist, Wolfgang Stiller. A literal take on feeling burnt out. See more images below!

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10.09.15 by Staff

Trippy Kinetic Wooden Sculptures by David C. Roy

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Amazing wooden machines produce trippy patterns and operate solely from a mechanized spring that’s simply hand-cranked and released. More images and demonstration videos below!

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15.12.14 by Jeff

“People Blocks 2” by Andy Rementer

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Artist Andy Rementer recently designed a set of hand-made and hand-painted wooden characters, which were produced by Case Studyo. The pieces are interchangeable allowing for a variety of people or abstract sculptures to be created. More images below.

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02.11.14 by Jeff

Satisfying Video of the Day: The Making of a Kokeshi Japanese Wooden Doll

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Watch Yasuo Okazaki turn a piece of wood into a beautiful Japanese wood doll, called a kokeshi. Seeing the doll take shape on the lathe, and watching Okazaki bring it to life with precise brush strokes is extremely satisfying. Watch the video below.

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16.10.14 by Jeff

These are Not Pieces of Trash They Are Detailed Paintings on Carved Wood

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What you’re looking at is not a discarded cigarette package, it’s a detailed painting by artist Tom Pfannerstill on a carved piece of basswood. His artworks are made based on objects he finds in the street, which he carefully catalogs, noting the time and place of each. These re-created artifacts act as a very personal record of his movements through time and space. For him, creating these 3D memories is “strangely comforting in a world that is increasingly electronic and virtual”.

Lots more images below!

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10.07.14 by Jeff

Ngatai Taepa

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Wood cut pieces by artist Ngatai Taepa. More below.

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