Asteridae

Jennifer Maestre – Pencil Sculptures

Inspired by the spiny sea urchins, Jennifer Maestre‘s fabulously colored pencil sculptures give a new perspective to these day-to-day objects, taking this drawing tool beyond drawing.

Jennifer Maestre 6 498x324 Jennifer Maestre   Pencil Sculptures

Asteridae

Jennifer Maestre 8 498x340 Jennifer Maestre   Pencil Sculptures

Aurora

Jennifer Maestre 2 Jennifer Maestre   Pencil Sculptures

Heat Wave

Jennifer Maestre 4 Jennifer Maestre   Pencil Sculptures

Terpsichore

For each sculpture, Jennifer uses hundreds of colored pencils, hacks them and cuts them into beads which she meticulously stitches back together and slowly a beautiful sculpture emerges.

Jennifer Maestre 12 498x483 Jennifer Maestre   Pencil Sculptures

Ozma

Her works are not always planned from the very beginning. Some pieces morph and shift as they take shape into something completely unplanned but nonetheless compelling.

Jennifer Maestre 13 498x581 Jennifer Maestre   Pencil Sculptures

Tiamat

With her incredible works of art, this artist had dozens of exhibitions over the past decade and has also won numerous awards, pushing herself in new directions while exploring the limits of her unique approach.(via Dornob)

Jennifer Maestre 5 Jennifer Maestre   Pencil Sculptures

Hive

Jennifer Maestre 10 498x331 Jennifer Maestre   Pencil Sculptures

Luna

Jennifer Maestre 3 Jennifer Maestre   Pencil Sculptures

3 to 1 Twist

Jennifer Maestre 11 Jennifer Maestre   Pencil Sculptures

Chimera

(All images via Jennifer Maestre)

2 Responses to “Jennifer Maestre – Pencil Sculptures”

Leave a Reply

  • (will not be published)

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title="" rel=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>