Artist Carves Intricate Designs on Fruits

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Art comes in many forms, and this Japanese chef proves that food can also be used to create art. Takehiro Kishimoto, a skilled food carver and chef, explores traditional art with fruits. He posts radishes, cucumbers, and avocados that he has transformed into skillfully rendered motifs and detailed pattern on his Instagram. He also uses carrots and kiwis to create ornate flowers.

Some of his most impressive works may be the watermelon and apple works, which is carved to expand like lanterns when they are pulled from the top.

This food artist comes from Kobe, Japan. He has been carving for about three years. His designs are mainly based on various traditional Japanese patterns. However, he gets inspiration from the Japanese art of decorative garnishing called Mukimono and Thai fruit carving.

Scroll below to see some of the best works of this talented food artist.