Andreas Verheijen Sculpts With Plants Instead of Clay

 - Jan 11, 2011   Updated: Aug 2 2011
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Andreas Verheijen uses plants the same way most sculptures use clay.

Known as "the flower engineer," Andreas Verheijen uses his sculpting skills in bringing these floral structures to life. He spent over a decade working at a Harrods' floral department honing his craft, and although his living works might lack the permanence of sculptures engineered from clay or stone, their vibrant colors and lively nature make up for their short lifespan.

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