Art Produced from Books: Altered Sculptured, Carved, Reworked, launched this month by Chronicle Books, is a collection of incredibly detailed works by more than 25 artists who use books as their medium. Each effort has been made to precisely determine the rights status of works and their images. Coming from a long line of master lapidaries, gem carving is in his blood, and dwelling in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, Europe’s leading gem middle, Pauly has access to the world’s best material. On November twelfth, YouTuber Vilas Lakkabathini uploaded another time lapse carving video that includes footage of a person recreating Ghetti’s hanging key graphite sculpture (shown below, right). Leaf Man believes that leaf carving conveys a strong message to create consciousness about NatureEven although he is now based in Australia, leaf carving continues to be part of Lua and he’s constantly inspired.
A particularly charming example is a small carving of candied jujube dates and peanuts comprised of brown chalcedony ( 02.18.895 ). The craftsman has cleverly adapted the design of the sculpture to the unique shape and colors of the stone. Many of these artists saw nature as a collaborator, deciding on supplies with distinct bodily properties—such as veins in stone … Read More