Friday, November 4, 2016

Day 1562: Graffiti, newspaper & a samisen ...

"graffiti",  acrylics, collage & digital

I like to feature artist friends work.
Today, I am sharing the amazing work of Chie Hitotsuyama.
I would be proud to call her friend, but I am just a fan. 
This Japanese artist rolls newspaper to 
create incredibly realistic animal sculptures.


Densely rolling, twisting, pieces of wet newspaper, the process is done entirely by hand & she even uses the colored print to enhance the contours and gradations of her subjects.



If time allows there is a beautiful 3 minute video here,
and another 1-1/2 minute video here
 I hope you might have time to view one.

A smile for Friday ...

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