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Sculptures/Modeling

The Incredible Scrap Metal Animal Sculptures of John Lopez

Sculptor John Lopez was born and raised on a ranch in Western South Dakota. In the midst of a successful career in bronze sculpting, Lopez discovered an exciting new direction: scrap iron sculpting. “I am never bored! I look forward to each new creation, and i...

Paper Aviary at St James’s Market – Paper Birds Exhibition

Today we want to show you interesting project combining creative pavilion and beautiful paper birds by Estudio Guardabosques. “We are very happy to have been invited to exhibit our paper bird at St James London, in the United Kingdom. It’s a collaboration...

Amazing Steampunk Art From Trash By Artūras

Steampunk style is still popular in the art and is the great demand with the public. Today we’re happy to show you amazing steampunk art by the artist from Lithuania – Artūras. As the subject for his steampunk art the artist has chosen animals, cars...

Miniature Sculptural Airships From Cardboard

Netherlands-based artist Jeroen van Kesteren has created these sculptural airships as part of a series titled "Orphanage for Lost Adventures". Made primarily from cardboard, aluminum foil, adhesives, and an assortment of papers used for sails and propeller...

Beautiful Paper Bird Sculptures by Diana Beltran Herrera

Colombia-based artist Diana Beltran Herrera has been fascinated by birds since she was a child, however it wasn’t until four years ago that she started working with their forms. Her incredibly lifelike depictions are built entirely out of cut paper and imitate...

Ornate Tableware Sculpted in Gold and Silver Filigree by Wiebke Maurer

Artist Wiebke Maurer is drawn to objects found in traditional place settings like spoons, bowls, saucers, and tea cups, but her interpretation of these pieces leaves function behind, resulting in delicate sculptures that fuse the past and present. Working primarily ...

New Kinetic Sand Drawing Tables by Bruce Shapiro

Twenty-five years ago Bruce Shapiro  abandoned his medical practice to embark on a journey that would marry technology with the meditative practice of sand art. He ingeniously used CNC machines, which at the time were primarily used in industrial settings, to d...

Surreal Ceramics That Look Like Wood

Sculptor Christopher David White is known for his ceramic creations that double as fantastic optical illusions. It’s hard to believe the hyper realistic pieces are made of clay, as they resemble knotty wood and dilapidated cardboard. These visual effects demon...

Beautiful Water Statues by Malgorzata Chodakowska

Polish sculptor Malgorzata Chodakowska creates beautiful fountain sculptures out of bronze where the water plays an essential part in the whole structure. Erupting from the statues in unlikely places, water creates a motion that gives Chodakowska’s sculptures ...

Kinetic Steampunk-Inspired Sculptures

Artist Chris Cole has spent his life exploring the relationship between two disparate worlds: machines and nature. To marry his two obsessions, Cole sculpts creatures with salvaged metal parts. Fish, birds, and reptiles have their defining features cut and formed in...

A Kinetic Sculpture Mimics a Walking Person

With spindly legs that look like an upturned spider, this experimental kinetic artwork by Random International relies on the viewer to watch from just the right perspective to reveal a hidden secret. Each of the 15 ‘arms’ is tipped with white LEDs that c...

Elegant Papier-Mâché Lamp Sculptures

For nearly 10 years, Sophie Mouton-Perrat and Frédéric Guibrunet have combined soft lighting with delicate paper craft to create ethereal sculptures. Working under the name Papier à êtres, the duo uses the papier mâché techniq...

Miniature Tree Houses for Houseplants

Artist Jedediah Corwyn Voltz constructs miniature tree houses nestled in and around potted plants and bonsai. The tiny buildings, which range from stylish lofts to minimalist studios, have similar features to their full-sized counterparts, and Voltz has outfitted th...

Olympic Athletes Crafted From Layers of Paper

Barcelona-based paper artist Raya Sader Bujana designed these fantastic serial plane paper figures in collaboration with photographer Garcia Mendez for an Olympic themed stock photography shoot. Each figure is cut from up to 150 pieces of paper joined by hundreds of...

Fairytale Book Covers By Latvian Artist Aniko Kolesnikova

Elaborate book covers have been Aniko Kolesnikova’s passion since 2009. The Latvian designer-artist, working under the name Mandarin Duck, specializes in creating dragon-, animal-, bird-, fantasy-, and nature-inspired polymer journals. She occasionally takes c...

Delicate Floral Arrangements Are Actually Realistic Porcelain Sculptures

Vladimir Kanevsky used to be an architect in USSR. But when he was in his late thirties, he moved to New York where his skills were no longer demanded. With no connections and no experience, he had to enter upon a job that could bring him money. So Vladimir started m...

Upholstery Animal Head Wall Mounts

These are some of the upholstered faux taxidermy animal mounts created by artist Kelly Rene Jelinek of Etsy shop LittleStagStudio. Prices range from $800 – $3,500 depending on the animal chosen and materials used. “I can also easily customize the fabric ...

Russian Artist Creates Stunningly Realistic Dolls

Sometimes, a craftsman is too good, like when he makes dolls so realistic it’s creepy. Michael Zajkov is one such man. The faces of his art dolls are so realistic, it’s disturbing to see him hold their heads in his hands. When you watch his work in motio...

Metallic Strip Animal Sculptures by Sung Hoon Kang

Artist Sung Hoon Kang‘s stunning animal sculptures embody the movement, speed, and chaotic energy of the wind. Though static structures, each of his pieces seem to come alive as metal strips are transformed into muscles and motion that flow in the wind. Kang&#...

Artist Turns Scrap Metal Into Animals

Today we want to show you really amazing sculptures made from metal by JK Brown. “I live in rural West Wales. This peaceful part of the country is known for being a precious habitat for its native wildlife, which is of constant inspiration to me. For as long a...

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