Banana sculptures in photos1/13DeckhairA banana chills out in a deck chair. The sunbathing banana is part of a new series of bananas which has recently been unveiled by Japan- born Keisuke Yamada.2/131Homer Simpson as a banana. Yamada said: "I really enjoy seeing that I can make a simple banana come alive by sculpting away at the flesh."3/132From characters, people to architecture, a fairytale castle features in the new collection.4/133This model of Poseidon with five horses took Yamada two hours to complete as opposed to the typical 30 minutes. "The Poseidon work is my most ambitious so far and I'm pleased at how it has turned out."5/131The talented Yamada himself with one of his pieces of fruity artwork.6/134Marge Simpson carved in fruit.7/13Banana 4Yamada also draws his inspiration from fictional characters. An impressive banana dragon.8/13Banana 2As part of his Royal Wedding banana collection, 23-year-old Yamada created Prince William in the yellow fruit.9/13Banana 3Uncanny: The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton is moulded out of a banana.10/13Banana 5Guess who? Yamada has got Davy Jones from 'Pirates of the Caribbean' down to every detail.11/13Banana 6A scary-looking skeleton. Talking about his quirky looking sculptures, Yamada said: "I always eat the bananas after I have photographed them."12/13Banana 7Yamada's work is short-lived. The bizarre artist said it takes 30 minutes to sculpt the bananas, takes a photograph, posts it online and then eats the final masterpiece before it starts to rot.13/13Banana 8Elvis himself carved out of a banana.Japanese artist Keisuke Yamada has become an Internet sensation sculpting people out of bananas using only a toothpick and spoon. Check out these photos of his new collection.