20th November 2020
From tessellations to spirals to symmetry, the Cologne duo behind Shy Studio have reproduced the fascinating patterns of nature through a series of lifelike botanicals. Artificial Bloom is an ongoing project by Misha Shyukin and Hannes Hummel that features still life flowers and animated clips of petals slowly unfolding.
The digital renderings show the complexity of organic structures while highlighting the fractals and endless subtleties inherent in nature's designs. "We're only two artists, and when one of us had some free time, we picked a flower or plant from our Pinterest board as a base and started developing our own artistic interpretation," shares Shyukin Colossal. "It was fascinating to see that many flower and plant structures follow certain mathematical rules that we can replicate and apply to our own structures."
Digital skeletons, various stages of progress and the full flowers can be viewed at Behance. There you can also see Shyukin and Hummel's additions to the growing collection.
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