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Kenya-Born Artist Hand-Carves Intricate Scenes Of Local Nature On Wood

Kenya-Born Artist Hand-Carves Intricate Scenes Of Local Nature On Wood

Kenya-born and New Zealand-based artist Gordon Pembridge has developed a lifelong bond with nature. This connection with Mother Earth is often the main source of inspiration for his impressive wooden vessels that incorporate elements of natural history and portray colorful local...

Kenya-born and New Zealand-based artist Gordon Pembridge has developed a lifelong bond with nature. This connection with Mother Earth is often the main source of inspiration for his impressive wooden vessels...

16th Century Boxwood Carvings Are So Miniature Researchers Used X-Ray To Solve Their Mystery

16th Century Boxwood Carvings Are So Miniature Researchers Used X-Ray To Solve Their Mystery

There are only 135 known miniature boxwood carvings and they have been puzzling art specialists all over the world. Recently, researchers have gathered some of these tiny religious pieces from museums and private collections to further study their secrets and have...

There are only 135 known miniature boxwood carvings and they have been puzzling art specialists all over the world. Recently, researchers have gathered some of these tiny religious pieces from museums...

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Artist Makes A Vase Entirely Of Pencils

Vases are usually made from glass or clay, but Nick from NZ Woodturning decided to create one using pencils. "I like to be different," the artist said. "Most things I make you wouldn't have seen before." Nick stacked 4 layers of...

Vases are usually made from glass or clay, but Nick from NZ Woodturning decided to create one using pencils. "I like to be different," the artist said. "Most things I make...

I Made A Sculpture Of The Elk Mountains In Colorado

I Made A Sculpture Of The Elk Mountains In Colorado

This sculpture covers the Elk Mountains between the towns of Aspen and Crested Butte. It includes many 14,000 ft peaks, including; The Maroon Bells, Mt Snowmass, Castle Peak, Pyramid Peak, and Capital Peak. Also, includes the ski areas Crested Butte, Snowmass...

This sculpture covers the Elk Mountains between the towns of Aspen and Crested Butte. It includes many 14,000 ft peaks, including; The Maroon Bells, Mt Snowmass, Castle Peak, Pyramid Peak, and...

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The Japanese Yosegi Art Of Parquetry

Instead of using paint, Japanese Yosegi decorations are made out of natural fine grains and textures of wood. First, timbers are cut into rods of desired sections, the rods are then glued together to form a section of geometrical design pattern....

Instead of using paint, Japanese Yosegi decorations are made out of natural fine grains and textures of wood. First, timbers are cut into rods of desired sections, the rods are then...

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Wood Art Made With Electricity

Workshop Canadian Woodworks are decorating wooden furniture in the way you'd least expect - using electrical discharge. They have been burning Lichtenberg figures (branching tree-like patterns) on their products and they look absolutely mesmerizing. Lichtenberg figures are named after the German...

Workshop Canadian Woodworks are decorating wooden furniture in the way you'd least expect - using electrical discharge. They have been burning Lichtenberg figures (branching tree-like patterns) on their products and they...

10+ People Who Turned Log Piling Into An Art Form

10+ People Who Turned Log Piling Into An Art Form

Can piling logs be an art form? Yes, apparently. There are people out there who arrange huge piles of logs into beautiful pictures that will gradually disappear as they are burned throughout the cold winter months.

Can piling logs be an art form? Yes, apparently. There are people out there who arrange huge piles of logs into beautiful pictures that will gradually disappear as they are burned...

I Quit My Boring Office Job To Start Making Mini Paintings On Recycled Wood

I Quit My Boring Office Job To Start Making Mini Paintings On Recycled Wood

Growing up surrounded by trees, I've found a deep affinity for the life force present in the natural world. For years I worked long monotonous hours in the city, in front of a computer, and felt like I was contradicting my...

Growing up surrounded by trees, I've found a deep affinity for the life force present in the natural world. For years I worked long monotonous hours in the city, in front...

I Hand-Craft Wood Drawers That Look Like Trees To Escape Busy City Life

I Hand-Craft Wood Drawers That Look Like Trees To Escape Busy City Life

Many, many years ago, I fell in love with the forest. I escape the stress of city life to find peace and inspiration for my work. Through the sheer diversity of natural form, I have become convinced that in order to...

Many, many years ago, I fell in love with the forest. I escape the stress of city life to find peace and inspiration for my work. Through the sheer diversity of...

“Fallen Tree” Bench Perfectly Illustrates Where It Came From

“Fallen Tree” Bench Perfectly Illustrates Where It Came From

French designer Benjamin Graindorge crafted this “FallenTree” bench from glass and the remains of an oak. "Wood is a living material, the industrial tool I use as a designer has rationalized it, and it has become an effective material," he says.

French designer Benjamin Graindorge crafted this “FallenTree” bench from glass and the remains of an oak. "Wood is a living material, the industrial tool I use as a designer has rationalized...