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THE ART OF BEING HUMAN

SIMON DESROCHERS

The infinite capacity for discovery is what draws Victoria sculptor Melanie Furtado to the human face and figure. Working with live models, she uses clay to create portraits and figures that draw inspiration from the human experience. “I love sculpting people because it is incredibly inspiring and challenging,” she says. “The subtlety of a particular gesture or facial expression has the ability to communicate the emotions of an individual in a way that everyone can relate to.” To Furtado, a person’s style presents the opportunity to visually represent a way of thinking through a distinct aesthetic. “I see it as a natural expression of your personality and values about life.” ::

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YAM MAGAZINE

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YAM magazine September/October 2015  

The Style issue of YAM features feel good fashion, modern etiquette and a mid-century modern renovation in Victoria's Fairfield neighbourhoo...

YAM magazine September/October 2015  

The Style issue of YAM features feel good fashion, modern etiquette and a mid-century modern renovation in Victoria's Fairfield neighbourhoo...

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