Resin-Embedded 3D Goldfish Paintings

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Resin-Embedded 3D Goldfish Paintings
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Christopher Jobson writes on the colossal art and design site Colossal:

Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori paints three-dimensional goldfish using a complex process of poured resin. The fish are painted meticulously, layer by layer, the sandwiched slices revealing slightly more about each creature, similar to the function of a 3D printer. I really enjoy the rich depth of the pieces and the optical illusion aspect, it’s such an odd process that results in something that’s both a painting and sculptural. Wonderful.

Riusuke Fukahori Paints Three-Dimensional Goldfish Embedded in Layers of Resin [via John Shirley]

10 thoughts on “Resin-Embedded 3D Goldfish Paintings

  1. texmex says:

    did this with layers of glass in 1965 (flowers)…exhibited at toledo museum of art…

  2. den85730 says:

    This is some beautiful work. I have to say that it’s much better looking than any fishing lure I have ever aquired. I mean that as a compliment, of course. The details are amazing.

  3. Sally says:

    I am stunned…wonderful

  4. manuel says:

    Love your work its awsome . )

  5. Chierchia Gerardo says:
    in this page you can find the tutorial in how to paint 3d goldfish.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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