Mother Nature - Paul Baliker is known to construct large sculptures that often depict wildlife. His most amazing piece, called “A Matter of Time”, is a 13 feet tall wooden sculpture of our wildlife and the state of our natural world. Crafted from cedar driftwood, the thought-provoking masterpiece won the hearts of a lot of people. Check out more of Paul Baliker’s work here.
Paul Baliker, is dwarfed by his masterpiece A Matter Of Time, which is entirely carved from cedar driftwood
Building Blocks - Built from cubes, these life-sized sculptures by Barcelona-based sculptor Efraim Rodriguez Cobos are one of the most intriguing pieces of art I’ve seen. His artworks evoke sadness depicting unconnected remnants of a fading memory with unique artistic representation. Really enjoying these wooden sculptures by Efraïm Rodriguez Cobos who lives and works in Barcelona. He creates a large composite foundation from loose pieces of beechwood or sycamore and then carefully carves the figures, a process that creates interesting fragmentation within the final piece. He also has a fascination with ostriches. Check Efraim Rodriguez’s site here.
They are so wonderful and they look so realistic. It isn’t trying to be a perfectly lifelike sculpture, but instead take...
Intarsia is basically a 3D wooden mosaic sculpture on which you cut, carve and shape individual pieces of a wooden parts, then put them together with glue. Kathy Wise use different types of wood and selecting the right color, thickness and grain composition. Lets create beautiful patterns like Kathy. Check Kathy Wise’s work here.
What is Intarsia?
Intarsia (ĭntär'sēə) is an early Italian Art form of wood inlay. The term is specifically applied to a type of inlaying probably developed in Siena, Italy, in the 13th century and derived from Middle Eastern inlays of ivory upon wood. This art was widely practiced in Italy from c.1400 to c.1600. Intarsia work was also practiced to a more restricted degree elsewhere in Western Europe. Designs included pictorial scenes and con...
Wooden Technology Workings - Mike Rea’s sculpture pieces are generally represented with materials like steel and glass. Check Mike Rea’s site here.
The Time Machine - 2006 - by Michael Rea
He carves robot suits, space shuttles, artillery guns and time machines from lumber.
Rea has conflated the notions of working hard and playing hard for over a decade with his bombastic wooden sculptures. Replicated and reinvented moments of cinematic horror, science fiction, comedy and drama intermingle with memory to form bizarre personal narratives. Over the years, each uncanny conglomeration of familiar objects and themes has both thrilled and confounded audiences.
A Prosthetic Suit For Stephen Hawking With Japanese Steel - 2007 - by Mike Rea
Pieces seem to be inspired by science movies.
James McNabb's Urban Landscapes. James McNabb produces one of a kind cityscape-inspired wood sculptures that explore the limitless possibilities of the urban landscape and our human relationship to it. Traditional woodworking techniques are combined with experimental mark making to create new visions of the urban landscape. See more at James’s site here.
James McNabb's The Studio
McNabb's studio is located in a converted U.S. Post Office building in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia.
A collection of cityscape inspired sculptures that explore sociological concepts regarding transformations of cities and urban landscapes. Their beauty, uniqueness, and over-development. James McNabb uses discarded pieces of wood to create sculptures, some with very unique an...
Top 5 Examples Of Tree Carving Art - June 2017
Tree carving is a form of woodworking by means of a cutting tool, resulting in a wooden figure or in the sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object. The making of Tree Carving Art has been extremely widely practiced, but survives much less well than the other main materials such as stone and bronze, as it is vulnerable to decay, insect damage, and fire. Wood is light and can take very fine detail so it is highly suitable for masks and other sculpture intended to be worn or carried. tree_carving_art_june_2017
Many of the most important sculptures of China and Japan in particular are in wood.
Here are some of the most gorgeous examples of tree carving: