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Corrugated Bird Sculptures

These Paper Birds by Artist Diana Beltran Herrera are Hyperrealistic

— July 14, 2014 — Art & Design
Talented artist Diana Beltran Herrera's hyperrealistic sculptures of paper birds are simply breathtaking to look at. Each bird is so incredibly lifelike it's hard to believe these avian sculptures aren't about to take off and fly into the sky.

Herrera's bird sculptures are so believable because each piece is extremely detailed. The avian sculptures vary in size and shape as some birds are calmly perched and others in mid-air ready to take flight. Each of the bird's lifelike features are made from a series of intricately folded pieces of technicolor paper. The paper is stacked to create the layered look of feathers. Herrera's collection includes a corrugated cardinal, red belied woodpecker, kingfisher, American robin, yellowthroat warbler and an eastern meadowlark to name a few.
Trend Themes
1. Hyperrealistic Sculptures - Opportunity for disruptive innovation lies in the creation of hyperrealistic sculptures using unconventional materials or techniques.
2. Technicolor Paper Art - The trend towards technicolor paper art presents an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the development of new techniques or applications for vibrant paper creations.
3. Detailed Avian Representations - Innovative breakthroughs can be made by exploring new methods to create intricate and lifelike representations of birds, expanding the range of possibilities for detailed artforms.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Sculpture - Disruptive innovation opportunities exist in the field of art and sculpture, where novel techniques and materials can be explored to create stunning and lifelike pieces like Herrera's bird sculptures.
2. Craft and Paper Design - Craft and paper design industries have the potential for disruptive innovation by harnessing the trend of technicolor paper art to create unique and visually striking products and artworks.
3. Home Decor - The home decor industry can benefit from disruptive innovation by incorporating hyperrealistic sculptures or technicolor paper art as unique, eye-catching pieces for interior design.
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