Tuesday, November 11, 2014

jizai okimono

Jizai Okimono seems to me like the perfect art form for expressing the movement and delicate intricacy that is the jointed legs and external skeleton of hexapods. 
Traditionally these sculptures are crated from metal and feature sculpture perfectly mimicking the appearance and movement of animals, such as the attached photos. However, one of the most impressive examples I have found is of this isopod (a lobster) carved from wood:


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