Photo credit: JMS Wood Sculpture
Jeffrey Michael Samudosky, a woodcarver from Washington, has been handcrafting extremely detailed works from a variety of Pacific Northwest trees since forming JMS Wood Sculpture in 1998. His latest project takes the form of Enteroctopus dofleini, or Giant Pacific Octopus, and was carved from a fallen Redwood tree. The tentacles twist their way across the tree in a natural manner, including the back of the trunk, to create the illusion that the octopus is on top of the tree. Continue reading for more pictures.