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Judith Browning
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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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Judith Browning
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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


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



 
Judith Browning
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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/
 
Judith Browning
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beautiful, fun stuff here.... more andy goldsworthy...




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




 
Cassie Langstraat
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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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Judith Browning
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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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