Kinetic Wings Made from Popsicle Sticks

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Kinetic Wings Made from Popsicle Sticks


Rhode Island School of Design student Joyce Lin takes popsicle stick crafting to new heights with this incredible piece of kinetic sculpture of wings that actually flap called “Study in bird motion.”

Through the pursuit of a particular motion, I discover a great variety, as well as repetition, of forms and shapes, which evolve and refine themselves to fit the action. Although process is meticulous and delicate, the sculptures are simple in form and function, which I hope will evoke various core elements in the world such as DNA, atoms, waves, and other things that are the building blocks of the physical universe.

It’s amazing how such commonplace materials, such as popsicle sticks and mylar, can produce such a captivating result.


[via Junk Culture]

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