But this is no alien creation - the designs have been cleverly planted. Farmers creating the huge displays use no ink or dye.
Instead, different colours of rice plants have been precisely and strategically arranged and grown in the paddy fields.
As summer progresses and the plants shoot up, the detailed artwork begins to emerge.
Closer to the image, the careful placement of thousands of rice plants in the paddy fields can be seen
The different varieties of rice plant grow alongside each other to create the masterpieces.
Yonezawa, Yamagata prefecture, 2007
Yonezawa, Yamagata prefecture, 2006
Nishio, Aichi prefecture (2005, 2006)
Wow, amazing! I have an award waiting for you ;-)ReplyDelete
Wow! Are those real???ReplyDelete
LOL, I knew I loved rice for a reason! ;-)ReplyDelete
That is so cool! I love it!ReplyDelete
That is amazing!!! Thanks for sharing! :)ReplyDelete
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Loved this post.. how many favorites do I have now? LOL.
WOW.I LOVE THIS SO CREATIVE!
that is beyond amazing!ReplyDelete
Stunning! I can only imagine the vision it takes to create something on such a grand scale and then to have to wait for your artwork to 'grow.'ReplyDelete
To be able to see it REAL would e just wonderful! Amazing art. Out of this world!ReplyDelete
I love field art, it's always amazing to me! The pictures are awesome!ReplyDelete
How absolutely incredible! The patience they must have!!!ReplyDelete
These are AMAZING! I can't believe I've never heard of this before.ReplyDelete