Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

By Maddie Stone on at

Laser cutting tools were developed for industrial manufacturing, but that didn't deter artist Gabriel Schama from adopting the tech and giving the age-old art of woodcutting a digital upgrade. See more >

Schama says he used to work exclusively in cut paper, spending weeks and hundreds of craft-knives carving out a single design. Shifting his process to the digital realm, he says, has allowed him to open his work up a great deal in terms of depth and complexity. He draws inspiration from a wide range of sources, including buddhist mandalas, persian rugs, baroque church ceilings:

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

Artist Creates Stunning Wooden Sculptures With Laser Cutting Tech

You can check out plenty more of Schama's work on his Instagram and his website.