Recently, he is working with many colors of ribbon and creating various animals expression. This simple repetition of twist and bend sublime such rich expression of animals and it often capture the essence of life. every animals are delicately made by hands. colors are carefully chosen. so, none of the animals are the same.
They are all different and special.
Far from regular wrapping usage, ‘BAKU’ made his own world, “the world of Ribbonesia” with full of life and joy.
Ribbonesia’ is the art project which artist and illustrator Baku Maeda has been working on. As an artist, ‘BAKU’ has been using brush and pen as extension of his hands and imagination.
In the last couple of years, he found more interest in 3 dimensional and sculptural way of expression by using ribbon and other fabric-like materials. He has been obsessed with the expressions and habits of a large variety of animals, since his an early age. His obsession with animals becomes his major motive of his daily creation.