Posts by Kelly Richman-Abdou

May 18, 2017

Luminous Driftwood Sculptures Inspired by Breaking Ocean Waves

Combining his love of surfing with his sculpting talents, Portugal-based artist Johny Surf Art crafts exquisite works of wave art. Each crystalline, cresting wave is framed by lumber found on the beach, conveying the artist's crafty approach and emphasizing the works' crystal clear connection to nature. Johny Surf Art meticulously sculpts each wave from gypsum, the main ingredient found in plaster.

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May 17, 2017

Artist Crochets Jewelry Inspired by Patterns Found in Nature

Japanese artist Miho Fujita crafts delicate crochet jewelry inspired by natural wonders. Each accessory presents Fujita's interest in nature-based creation and her penchant for reimagining plants as wearable works of art. Ranging from elegant drop earrings to bold brooches, Fujita creates a wide array of one-of-a-kind statement pieces. Similarly, she finds inspiration in the outdoors, and works predominantly with nature-inspired designs. Her muses include ample organic objects, like fragile leaves, clustered sprouts, bunches of mushrooms, and sprigs of berries.

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