Amazing Transformation: A life-size statue of Arnold Schwarzenegger out of a dead tree trunk!
Arnold Schwarzenegger is well known all over the world for his many accomplishments, world champion bodybuilder, Hollywood action star, a successful businessman, philanthropist, environmentalist, best-selling author, and California’s 38th Governor.
The former Mr. Olympia has a few honorable statues around the world. However, a life-size wooden statue of his physique is truly a piece of art!
Meet James O’Neal the artist who transforms wood into sculptures. O’Neal has created a life-size statue of the GOAT Arnold Schwarzenegger and shares the entire process to his account on Instagram. O’Neal worked over 6 months to finish the wooden sculpture.
It’s an astonishing creation and the similarities between the artwork and Arnold himself is uncanny. Check out below to see how much talent, patience, and love this sculptor has for art:
Here check out the comparison shots:
O’Neal: “My statue compared with pictures of Arnold. He doesn’t look like any single picture, as I used hundreds for reference, and took details I liked from different photos.”
It was not O’Neal’s first work, last year, boxing fighters Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather had their replicas virtualized after being presented by the artist, he has made sculptures of many famous personalities such as boxing legend and heavyweight champion Evander Hollyfield, UFC female lightweight world champion Chris Cyborg, WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley and many others…
The unraveling of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s sculpture will take place at Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus Ohio on February, 28 to March 3, 2019.