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Intricate Patterns Hand-Carved into Fruit and Vegetables by Takehiro Kishimoto

March 1, 2020

Andrew LaSane

…on his Instagram, where he also writes that he hopes the Thai carving tradition will spread around the world. With more than 284,000 followers watching flowers bloom from stalks and carrots become interlocking chains, we’d say that his hopes already are coming true. To see more of the artist’s handiwork, go ahead and hit that follow button.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by gaku carving (@gakugakugakugakugaku1) on Jun 15, 2019 at 3:15pm PDT   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by gaku carving (@gakugakugakugakugaku1) on Jun 2, 2019 at 11:41pm PDT  …

 

 



Art Design Food

Delicate Flowers and Interlocking Tessellations Carved into Fruits and Vegetables by Takehiro Kishimoto

October 17, 2018

Kate Sierzputowski

…based on traditional Japanese patterns, yet combine inspirations from both Thai fruit carving and the Japanese art of decorative garnishing, or Mukimono. Take a look at some of his more intricate work in the videos below.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by gaku carving (@gakugakugakugakugaku1) on Apr 11, 2018 at 9:41pm PDT   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by gaku carving (@gakugakugakugakugaku1) on Jun 8, 2018 at 8:42am PDT   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by gaku carving (@gakugakugakugakugaku1) on May 25, 2018 at 6:02am PDT  …

 

 



Craft Food

Dragons and Floral Designs Carved from Soap and Melons

May 24, 2017

Christopher Jobson

If you’re up for some impressive carving of soap, melons, and other objects, head on over to the Instagram account of @krasinthusith who transforms the simple materials into amazing winged dragons and floral-inspired sculptures. If you liked this, also check out the work of Gaku….

 

 



Craft Food

New Elaborate Patterns and Designs Carved on Produce by ‘Gaku

April 14, 2017

Christopher Jobson

Although we first mentioned his work here only a month ago, food artist Gaku has continues to share numerous examples of his inventive approach to food carving called mukimono. Gaku works with little more than an x-acto knife to carve quickly before the fruit or vegetable starts to change color, executing motifs and patterns often found in Japanese art. You can see even more of his latest works on Instagram….

 

 



Craft Food

Next-Level Food Carving on Fruits and Vegetables by 'Gaku'

March 4, 2017

Johnny Waldman

…on the variety, Gaku’s carvings are probably created within several minutes. Armed with a tool similar to an x-acto knife and a fruit or vegetable from the grocery store, Gaku carves intricate patterns that are often inspired by traditional Japanese motifs. Gaku points out that the banana is great fruit to practice with because it’s cheap and easy to carve. When asked what he does with all his creations after he’s done, his reply is simple: he eats them. “Except for the banana peel.” You can see more of Gaku’s creations on his Instagram account. (Syndicated from Spoon & Tamago)…