0
Shares

Wooden Illusions: Sculptures by Tom Eckert

Published May 31, 2013

Tom Eckert is a talented American artist who uses traditional wood carving techniques to create these incredibly realistic objects and illusions.

“My sculptures are formed entirely of wood and then painted. I use traditional processes to carve, construct, laminate and paint my pieces.

Since childhood, I have been curious about and amused by mistaken impressions of reality presented as part of my visual experiences. One of my earliest recollections, on a car trip, was my perception of the wet, slick highway ahead that turned out to be an illusion, a mirage. The revelation that I was fooled, visually and intellectually tricked, stuck with me. This visual deception is now the basis for my creative direction. ‘Cloth’ carved of wood has much different structural qualities than real cloth. When this idea is applied to my compositions (floating book, floating cards, floating rock) a sense of the impossible happens – for me, magic.”

via Whudat Tom Eckert’s website

POSTED BY

IG Team

0
Shares

More articles

Famous logos cleverly redesigned

RIP Black Mamba: A Tribute to Kobe Bryant

The Witcher Fan Art Collection

Christmas Crafts: Jolly good ideas to inspire you

#want

Dinosaur Case by Suck UK

Vintage Retro Bluetooth Speaker

Arthur Soft and Hard Boiled Egg Cup

Skeleton Hand Jewellery Holder

400 in 1 Handheld Game Console

Ice Cream Plush Stuffed Animal Cat

These are affiliate links to Amazon and other partner brands. We may earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase.
There is no extra cost to you, so it’s just a nice way to help support the site.

Follow Inspiration Grid

Related

inspiration

Awesome products for creatives

Dinosaur Case by Suck UK

Vintage Retro Bluetooth Speaker

Arthur Soft and Hard Boiled Egg Cup

Skeleton Hand Jewellery Holder

400 in 1 Handheld Game Console

Ice Cream Plush Stuffed Animal Cat

These are affiliate links to Amazon and other partner brands. We may earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase.
There is no extra cost to you, so it’s just a nice way to help support the site.

Inspiration
in your inbox

Amazing art & design, never any spam.

Thanks for subscribing!
We'll be in touch soon.

We care about protecting your data. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more.



© 2019 Inspiration Grid, all rights reserved. Some of our posts may contain affiliate links to partner brands. We earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase. There is no extra cost to you, so it’s just a nice way to help support the site. All images, videos, and other content posted on the site is attributed to their creators and original sources. If you see something wrong here or you would like to have it removed, please contact us.