BOTANICAL SCULPTURES BY HITOMI HOSONO

by Ariadna Zierold

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UK based Hitomi Hosono is a ceramic sculptor who studied pottery in Kanazawa, Japan and Copenhagen, Denmark. Ever since then she’s studied the botanical forms of leaves and flowers she found in her garden. She allows herself to be consumed by the legion of small, intricate details present in every leaf.

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Often monochromatic, the works are focused on carved detail rather than color—repetition of form making each piece uniquely beautiful. The level of detail she’s able to wrestle from her porcelain sculptures is astounding. Every fragment of her botanical-inspired forms screams with intention, whether it’s in the finely-chiseled and painstakingly-researched anatomy of the plant or the mesmerizing colors of her glazes, which make the forms look equally organic whether they’re in cream and orange or black.

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Leaf Carving art is impressive

Posted from The Citrus Report

We are trying to figure out really what this is, but leaf carving art is really, really impressive. They explain the process on this site:

Creating leaf art is a long and complex process. Leaves are put through a 60-step process such as manually cutting and removing the outer surface of the leaf while leaving the leafs veins intact which add detail into the subject matter of the carving. Pressing, curing and dying are also just a few of the steps needed to prepare the leaf.

There is a whole website devoted to Leaf carving art as well.

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