The LEGO Pine sculpture is not what is typically expected of Botanical artist Makoto Azuma. He has become renowned for what he and his green thumb can accomplish. Creating everything from boxed bonsai to bottled botany as well as working with Perrier-Jouet to recreate their packaging, the Japanese botanist has always worked with live materials. Nevertheless, the LEGO Pine sculpture shows he is willing to experiment.
Exhaustingly detailed, the LEGO Pine is a testament to Azuma's intimate understanding of the botanical world. Despite the pixelated materials used, he has successfully captured the multi-colored hue of the bark as well as the undulating surface of the moss surrounding it. The LEGO Pine is absolutely impressive.
Building Block Bonsai
More Stats +/-
LEGO-Hacking Holiday Decor (UPDATE)
Folded Plant Sculptures
Boxed Botanical Sculptures
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.