Wood are a part of trees that grows by all the essential factors when provided to the growth of plant from time to time to the system of plants. There are different groups of plants that grows taller as per the growth habit able to be compete for the better sunlight and the heavy rains. Each type of tree has their own way of growing with tender and big branches that also supports the lives of the birds and also gives a huge shelter to the people who are under them. It is a home for the variety of birds, these are the shelter for the various animals and human being.
In spite of the Air conditioning system nowadays, the relief got sitting under the tree is not mentionable compared to the artificial sources. It is God gifted thing of the nature to the mankind. Wood gives the structural strength to the trunk that supports the plants as it grows bigger with the vascular system of the trees that allows the flow of water, nutrients and minerals required throughout for better growth.
The roots of the tree serve to anchor it to the ground that gather with the water and nutrients which transfer to the parts of the trees. The three main parts of the tree includes the root, stem, leaves that inter connects all the living cells. The production of wood and the production of cork are generally the forms of secondary growth. Trees varies in their growth and structure some are as follows the beech, walnut, poplar, maple, peepal, banyan, coconut etc.
The fallen trees where given to the artisan in making of any creative item that would give a wide view of the people who would visit the Cubbon Park in their vacations or weekends. Some of the artisans choose nature as their theme, while others choose social issues, some others patriotism and etc. that came to their minds while they were given the fallen log of wood.
About Contemporary Wood Carving
Cotemporary Wood carving camp that was an event that happened at Cubbon Park of Bengaluru, this is one of the place where most of the trees are there in the Bengaluru regions of Karnataka. The fallen trees where cut and separated and the artisans from different part of Karnataka where invited in transforming the wood to the various forms and structures.
The students of BFA, MFA, artist (craftsmen) were taken near the wood pieces left for few hours wherein they had to bring in the creative ideas that they were getting in mind whatever they were getting to their mind.
These ideas were then sketched on a paper and then discussed with each other to bring the best of the available material and with the available time that was allotted to them. They worked in groups some with the parts of the single structure to be made. Few others with the entire log of wood as the whole wood sculpture.