This Artist Uses His Beehive to Create Wax Sculptures

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Ren Ri, a beekeeper since 2008, uses his hive to create fascinating beeswax sculptures. Ren builds a wooden frame and allows the bees to work their magic, turning the structure once a week. The project’s title, “Yuansu,” is based on the Chinese words for element (“yuan”) and mold (“su”).

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(Image credits: Alessando De Toni)

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