Fascinated by the nodes and pathways of circuit boards, London-based designer Tim Easley transformed his interest into this highly detailed and mesmerizing skeuomorphic artwork which marries electronic and analog using thousands of tiny pieces of modeling clay to represent its IRL counterpart.
The red, black and white work was a recent commission from indie record label Albert’s Favourites for electronic music duo Modified Man, Colossal writes.
The finished work measures approximately 20 inches square (50 x 50 cm) and took the artist about 80 hours to complete. He then photographed the clay circuitboard with birds-eye and angled aerial views to create the final album artwork.
On his Behance page, Easley says the idea behind the cover was how the modified men of the future may make art out of ancient circuit boards––today’s technology––not quite understanding their purpose because of their crude appearance.
While the album cover captures a bird’s eye view of the artwork, our favorite view is from eye-level, in which the viewer and can observe the intricate topography of the work’s anatomy. Arches, pilars and “wires” appear like an information metropolis in which one can get lost––no section is the same.
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