When you look at these beautiful flower bouquets, it’s hard to believe that these flowers are not real, but made of porcelain. Ukrainian artist Olesya Galushcenko, who lives in Odessa, creates porcelain flowers by hand, carefully sculpting and molding to make them look as realistic as possible.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

You'd feel you had fresh flowers all the time. A perfect arrangement.

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

Lovely

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Surprisingly, Olesya Galushcenko is a hydraulics engineer by her specialty. Seven years ago, during maternity leave, she started creating porcelain flowers as a personal challenge. Olesya Galushcenko was self-taught so she spent hours learning the craft herself using free internet tutorials. However, they only taught her how to get started; the rest she had to figure out herself.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Old master's paintings in three dimensions. Magnificent arrangement..

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Kat Rogers
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1 year ago

I Seriously hope there's an explanation ON HOW TF SHE ACTUALLY MAKES THESE LOOK MORE REAL THAN THE REAL ONES! TOOTHPASTE???🤔

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At first, Galushcenko worked with polymer clay, but soon, she realized that it wasn’t the right material for her as she wanted her works to look more realistic. So she decided to experiment with cold porcelain, which finally met her needs. Now, to achieve almost perfect flower replicas, she makes molds of every little part of the flowers, from the petals to the stamens and pistils, out of toothpaste. Then she creates the frame of the bouquet from wire covered in tape. Finally, everything is carefully coated in porcelain and assembled in beautiful arrangements.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

I can't imagine how long it would take to make these stunning lilacs.

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manon M
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1 year ago

imagine poppies that never fade 😍😍😍

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“I became interested in botanical sculpture in 2012, during maternity leave for my youngest son. I stumbled across Deco polymer clay flowers on the internet. I started to independently study everything about this work on the internet. In the first months, I worked with deco clay, but the flowers were not real enough for me. So I bought another clay on my own and found ways to make this or that flower. Then, day after day, my experience grew and gradually, the flowers became the way you see them today. However, I am always looking for new solutions and I believe that there is no limit to perfection. Now I use Japanese and Thai floristic polymer clays. They are clays that harden when exposed to air. They are popularly called 'cold porcelain,' although they have nothing to do with porcelain. To this day, many women and even men are already dedicated to polymer floriculture. This is a very exciting job that combines: floriculture, sculpture, artistic skills. On the internet, you can find many paid and free classes, master classes,” says the artist to Bored Panda.

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Just overwhelming. So glorious.

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Esca Sav
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1 year ago

These are so terrifyingly realistic that it reminded me of that one time my aunt from Poland watched over our house for a few weeks and we come back to find out she had watered our fake plants every day. It was at a time where fake plants were not known about in Poland, but were popular in the U.S. I'd imagine myself making this mistake with these flowers

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Kat Rogers
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1 year ago

INCREDIBLE! TOOTHPASTE??!!?

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Betsy Burr
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1 year ago

Oh my...What BRAND of toothpaste did you say it is?

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

These have to be real! But I believe they're her work.

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Perfumista Perfumista
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1 year ago

WOW! I would have to touch the leaves to proove it isn't real.

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Yolande Labbé
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1 year ago

Thank You! You are a gift to the world you make flower incredibly beautiful from the first one all the way to the last one. Plus your flowers last forever. You are very special, god might hire you on the day that he retire. Beautiful work! Have a Great Day!

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You can call me Cow. 👋🏻
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1 year ago

Oh stunning!! Just look at that color!

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Dorothy Cloud
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1 year ago

I don't know what they are supposed to be, but I just love them.

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Dorothy Cloud
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1 year ago

What's with toothpaste? they aren't made of toothpaste.

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

Beautiful. I can almost smell them.

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Storm Rise
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1 year ago

The HOURS of work in these!

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Love the imperfections on the leaves, the insect damage.

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Dorothy Cloud
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1 year ago

They just look so real!

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

The lilies of the valley are so delicate.

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Kat Rogers
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1 year ago

PURRFECTION!

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

I grow narcissus. I can't tell them from these.

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Annabella Li
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1 year ago

these flowers are called love in a mist

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Myrna Traylor
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1 year ago

These are stunning! Brides should commission her to recreate their wedding bouquets.

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Kat Rogers
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1 year ago

OOOH, I JUST ADORE THAT IRIS!!

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

My fav. So soft looking.

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Kat Rogers
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1 year ago

LOOOOVE THESE FLOWERS~ AND, WOOOW, THE COLOR!!

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Kat Rogers
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1 year ago

GORGEOUS! I love the coloration.

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Kat Rogers
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1 year ago

OOOOOOH~ LOOOOVE THESE¡

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Kat Rogers
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1 year ago

OH WOW~ That RED Is STUNNING!

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Kat Rogers
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1 year ago

The Detail is Astounding!

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Kat Rogers
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1 year ago

PURRFECT IN PURRPLE!

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