Mysterious Driftwood Sculptures By Debra Bernier
Debra Bernier from Victoria, Canada creates extraordinary wooden art. She uses natural materials, such as driftwood, clay, and shells to create mesmerising driftwood sculptures. These intricate pieces represent the spirits of nature as human fusing together with the natural material.
The artist takes on the workshop pieces of wood, which already have a certain shape. The she turns them into incredible forms that look like mermaids, elves, dryads or other creatures native to the fantasy worlds.
As the artist states on her Etsy profile:
When I work with driftwood, I never start with a blank canvas. Each piece of driftwood is already a sculpture, created by the caresses of the waves and wind. The wood tells a story and I try to think of its journey as I hold it in my hand. I work with the curves and contours that already exist, forming them into familiar shapes of animals or people.