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http://www.boredpanda.com/forest-land-art-nature-spencer-byles/
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Sculptural artist Spencer Byles spent a year creating beautiful sculptures out of natural and found materials throughout the unmanaged forests of La Colle Sur Loup (where he lived with his family), Villeneuve Loubet and Mougins. He worked together with elements of his natural surroundings to create artwork that blends seamlessly with the environment.



These look like so much fun!
Here are two of many beautiful forms shown in the link.......



 
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WOW ! These are cool! Quite the artist . Thanks for sharing these Judith.
 
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There are several artists doing similar work. Perhaps the best known and most ambitious is Andy Goldsworthy.....
 
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Nature made this. It's about 10 feet from my road. I discovered it 2 weeks ago.
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I had to look up Andy Goldsworthy's work...here is a couple pictures (and, Dale, I love Nature's work also I just also love installation pieces and off the wall integrated into the woods things. I recognize that Nature has a longer career

Andy Goldsworthy


 
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Too wet and icy to play outdoors......here's more.....Patrick Dougherty's "Stickwork" HANDEYE magazine



 
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...and Sharon Kallis, who was a wonderful guest author here not long ago..... Sharon Kallis

 
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Not quite the same thing, but didn't want to start a new post...dive through the beauty of growth layers in wood!

http://i.imgur.com/TBLATGB.gifv
 
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I love the work of Michael Grab !

http://www.gravityglue.com/
 
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beautiful, fun stuff here.... more andy goldsworthy...




 
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I just recently saw this work by jaehyo lee
For when you have enough hugelculture around your place




 
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Judith OMG those ones you posted are SO amazing.
 
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I worked at an art museum that featured Patrick Dougherty and he spent a couple months there building one of his stickworks that wrapped around the staircase, along with some other installations. He's really fascinating to talk with, and it was just amazing to see him work.

I really love the spirals in the first post. Would love to do that in our woods, but I have very little artistic vision. Envious of people that do.
 
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These are so much fun...thinking about one in my yard now that my neighbors are getting used to my gardening habits
(I hope I haven't posted these before...they are in my memory so might already be here somewhere?)
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Here's the link with more images...


 
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Laura Ellen Bacon

The sculptural artwork of Laura Ellen Bacon uses natural materials and spans the genres of craft, land art and sculpture.





 
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"Oma forest (in Basque: Omako basoa) is a work of art created by Agustin Ibarrola, a Basque sculptor and painter. The work is located in a forest near Kortezubi (Bizkaia, Basque Country), in the natural reserve of Urdaibai. It is also known as the 'painted forest'. The work follows the modern art trend called Land art. Most of the trees are Monterrey pines. The projects aims to display the horrible and ghastly harmony between nature and human presence by painting on the trunks of trees, human figures, animals and geometric shapes, some of which are visible only from certain positions." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oma_forest
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Oma Forest by Agustín Ibarrola - the big eye, photo by Ander Abadia Zallo, WikiMedia.org
Oma Forest by Agustín Ibarrola - white thunderbolt, photo by Ander Abadia Zallo, WikiMedia.org
Oma Forest by Agustín Ibarrola - circle, photo by Norberak egina, WikiMedia.org
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