Bird Sculptures Constructed from Wire by Celia Smith Look like Detailed Sketches

Robin, 12cm tall. Copper wire and telephone cabling.

UK artist Celia Smith works with various forms of wire to create delicate bird sculptures and installations. While somewhat abstract in appearance, the pieces are almost lifelike in form and scale as if drawn with a pen. You can see over 50 different pieces by the artist on her website, and catch an interview over on Ideas in the Making. Not shy about her process or methods, she also offers wire sculpting workshops.

Swallow study.

Egret, 48cm tall. Steel wire and telephone cabling. / Peacock, 110cm Tall. Steel bar, copper wires and telephone cabling

Mumeration of Starlings. Installation of 60 wire birds dimensions variable. Paper coated telephone wires and steel wire.

Lapwings. 30cm high. Copper wire and telephone cabling.

Swirling Lapwings. 1.5m X 1.5m steel wire and telephone cabling.

Starling Wreath. 100cm diameter. Paper coated telephone wires and steel wire.

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