highly detailed wire drawings by CW roelle‘how to enjoy lawn care’, 2013image courtesy CW roelle



providence-based artist CW roelle has created a series of illustrations by bending lines with metal wire. instead of rendering on paper, roelle re-creates the portraits that he once drew –tracing over his lines with intricate detail and uncanny precision.



highly detailed wire illustrations by CW roelle

‘block island house’,2013image courtesy CW roelle



highly detailed wire illustrations by CW roelle‘signs of a struggle’,2012image courtesy CW roelle



for the full series of images, see the artist’s flickr photostream here.