This Motion Sculpture Was Created By Derek Hugger

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - Oct 20, 2015
References: derekhugger & toyland.gizmodo
This incredible hummingbird sculpture is a magnificent example of kinetic motion sculpture, and comes to you from the mind and the hands of sculptor Derek Hugger. What's unique about this piece of work, and indeed many of his other creations, is that inanimate materials such as wood, marble and clay are not the focus -- rather, the sculptor's creations are incredible works of kinetic engineering that uses complicated assortments of various moving parts such as gears, cams and other engineering implements and components.

The hummingbird sculpture is dubbed Colibri and looks like a wooden hummingbird hovering and drinking at a flower, and it looks incredibly accurate with every bird part linking together seamlessly.

Ultimately, Colibri goes to show how kinetic motion sculptures can capture the imagination in a way that static sculptures simply cannot.