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Colourful Characters Emerge From Chunks of Timber in Whimsical Toys by Wooden You Thoughts

Colourful Characters Emerge From Chunks of Timber in Whimsical Toys by Wooden You Thoughts

Colorful Characters Emerge From Chunks of Timber in Whimsical Toys by Wood You Mind



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#sculpture
#toys
#wooden

April 19, 2022

Kate Mothes

All photos © Parn Aniwat

Texas-based Thai artist Parn Aniwat, who additionally goes by Wooden You Thoughts, hews charming figures from timber, embellished in vivid colours and playful outfits. Starting from about 4 to eight inches tall, every distinctive character has a definite character, whether or not it’s a candy face rising from an owl costume, a bee sitting in a flower, or a vibrantly striped whale. Utilizing conventional instruments like a small hatchet and chisel knife, each piece begins with a tough sketch of the design earlier than the contours and particulars are revealed by chipping small items away. The artist then applies vivid splashes of acrylic paint to carry the character’s glowing eyes and rosy cheeks to life.

Aniwat shares fairly a bit of labor on Instagram, the place you may see snippets of his course of and keep tuned for bulletins about fee alternatives. Store obtainable items on Etsy. (through Design You Belief)

 

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#wooden

 

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