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Low Pixel CG Ceramic Artwork by Toshiya Masuda


When you say the words pottery or ceramics, most people will think of earthy clay and glazes. On the other side of the spectrum are computer graphics and digital art, a wholly intangible media that’s made of bits and bytes. Combine these two vastly different fields and you get what artist Toshiya Masuda calls “image gap.”

Upon first glance—especially viewed through a screen—Masuda's art looks like pixelated versions of ordinary objects. But on closer observation, these are carefully composed ceramic blocks of color!

Check out a dozen more images—including an ashtray, a spilled beer and even a frying pan with a fried egg—at Spoon & Tamago below!

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