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Mechanical Pencil Lead Sculptures Defy the Eye

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Art student Maho Takahashi has created an intriguing series of sculptures. Simply titled “Lines” the minimal, geometric sculptures utilize only two materials: paper and mechanical pencil lead. Representations of objects like a milk carton and an origami crane, as well as simpler geometric shapes, rise up from the paper. But as your eye follows the sculptures down to the base you realize that the three-dimensional lead morphs into two-dimensional lines drawn on paper.

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