Friday, March 25, 2016

Automaton bird plays hide-and-seek with a caterpillar

I can't say much about who made this piece other than the maker is Tetsu Yamakami . Most of the text in the video appears to be Japanese. The piece itself is wonderful. From the carving, to selection of wood types, and distinctive pegged wood frame, it's all nicely done. I particularly like the use of sound -- a bird call -- to bring the piece to life.

See additional mechanical wooden creations by Tetsu Yamakami at this web site.

Thanks to philsing for help with the artist's name!



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2 Comments:

Blogger philsing said...

I think the maker is Tetsu Yamakami , see FB ;-)

March 25, 2016 at 6:21 PM  
Blogger Marc said...

What a lovely scene!
I have just discovered this blog. Congratulations for it, it's amazing! Thanks :)

July 6, 2016 at 3:10 AM  

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