Everyone loves food. It makes sense that we spend a lot of time thinking about and appreciating it we need it to live! And what better way to celebrate something that we love so much than creating art in its honor?
Many people do, in fact. Sometimes, they turn food into art, like the incredible handmade cookies that look like traditional Hungarian lace, but other artists use their talents to go in the opposite direction.
That’s what artist Seiji Kawasaki does with his amazing wood carvings that look good enough to eat. Literally.
Kawasaki carves regular wood into amazingly detailed and realistic sculptures of food. With an equally realistic coat of paint, they’re virtually indistinguishable from the real thing unless picked up.
And what’s really amazing is his ability to capture the many different shapes and textures of different foods, from the flaky layers of a croissant to the shiny skin of a pepper, to the segmented shell of a prawn.
Check out his work below and you might find yourself getting hungry. But, be sure to snack on someactual food!
[H/T: My Modern Met]