From Architecture to Art

The structure of flowers becomes skeletal art in the hands of Macoto Murayama.

By | February 16, 2012

All images courtesy of Macoto Murayama and Frantic Gallery

All images courtesy of Macoto Murayama and Frantic Gallery

From Architecture to Art Image Gallery

Architecture-student-turned-artist Macoto Murayama applies the computer graphics programs and techniques he learned while studying architecture at Miyagi University of Education in Sendai to illustrate, in meticulous detail, the anatomy of flowers. After choosing a flower, purchased at the flower shop or picked up on the side of a road, he carefully dissects it, cutting off its petals with a scalpel and extracting the ovary and other internal structures. He then sketches what he sees, photographs it, and models it on the computer using 3dsMAX software, a program typically used by architects and animators. Finally, he creates a composition of the different parts in Photoshop, and uses Illustrator to add measurements and other labels.

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February 18, 2012

An architecture graduate constructs intricate botanical illustrations using the computer graphics programs intended to design buildings. Nice is in it?!!!

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February 18, 2012

An architecture graduate constructs intricate botanical illustrations using the computer graphics programs intended to design buildings. Nice is in it?!!!

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February 19, 2012

Nature creates the mysterious universe.
 

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February 19, 2012

The forces that are used to make a structure are very similar.. no matter the material. This is a great illustration of their presence everywhere.

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February 19, 2012

Nature creates the mysterious universe.
 

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February 19, 2012

The forces that are used to make a structure are very similar.. no matter the material. This is a great illustration of their presence everywhere.

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February 21, 2012

brilliantly beautiful  love the graphic approach and the Japanese sensibility

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February 21, 2012

brilliantly beautiful  love the graphic approach and the Japanese sensibility

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