Incredibly Realistic Wood Carvings Look Good Enough to Eat #ArtTuesday


Impressive work from artist Seiji Kawasaki, via My Modern Met.

Wood carving artist Seiji Kawasaki has us completely duped with his amazingly realistic food creations. Hand-carving blocks of wood down to perfection, he then paints his pieces to mimic the intricate shading and details that are naturally found in each food item—you would never be able to guess that his sardines started their lives on land instead of sea. Just be careful not to mistake Kawasaki’s creations for the real thing, or you might lose a tooth to a chunk of driftwood that looks a lot like a tempting chocolate bar.

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