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The Amazing Paper Sculptures of Chie Hitotsuyama

By |2018-04-26T16:54:22-05:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: Art, Create, December, Design, Innovation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

So you say you always wanted to see lifelike animals sculpted out of newspaper but never knew where to find them?  Well, look no further!  Paper artist Chie Hitotsuyama creates amazingly detailed three dimensional sculptures (the sleeping one above looks like Pogo's long-lost cousin!) out of everyday newspapers. By binding rolled and twisted wet newspaper, using the [...]

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Creating Art, Brick by Brick

By |2018-04-26T16:55:41-05:00September 5th, 2013|Categories: Creativity, Inspire|Tags: , , , , , |

If you were like me as a child, Lego bricks were a constant presence throughout the house. Those internationally beloved plastic bricks were always finding their way into every nook and cranny of our home. You practically couldn't see the basement floor through all the Lego sets. Even today I find Legos hard to resist (Luckily, [...]

Carved Twisted and Shocking- Sculptures by Dimitri Tsykalov

By |2018-04-26T16:57:24-05:00October 28th, 2010|Categories: Creativity|Tags: , , , , |

With Halloween right around the corner, people have been carving pumpkins like madmen. Well, there’s a Russian artist who has been doing a little carving of his own, but instead of using pumpkins he’s using a different type of food. He’s turning watermelons, apples and cabbage into ghoulishly gruesome skulls. Dimitri Tsykalov‘s fruit skulls are impressive [...]

Sculpture out of the Ordinary

By |2018-04-26T16:57:25-05:00October 22nd, 2010|Categories: Creativity|Tags: , , |

Cardboard, Styrofoam, Plywood are just a few in a list of ordinary objects, Tobias Putrih uses to build his not-so-ordinary sculptures. His fragile structures span from small modular objects to larger installation environments that create a distorted narrative. The sculpture and installation work often distorts space and manipulates the viewer’s perception. Tobias Putrih's work is based [...]

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Striking Faces in Sculpture

By |2018-04-26T16:57:26-05:00September 27th, 2010|Categories: Creativity|Tags: , , |

Italian Artist Willy Verginer is a master of wooden sculpture. I recently ran across an image of one of his sculptures on the design blog BOOOOOOOM!, and immediately knew I had to share. Willy’s work is very striking; the sculptures are life sized and leave you in awe at the amount of detail that goes into each [...]

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Teeny Tiny Pencil Sculpture

By |2018-04-26T16:57:28-05:00August 18th, 2010|Categories: Creativity|Tags: , , |

Dalton Ghetti is a carpenter who in his spare time carves tiny sculptures on the ends of pencils. Brazilian born, Connecticut based, Dalton Ghetti carefully crafts the tips of pencils into amazing micro sculptures. These miniature masterpieces are a side project for the professional carpenter, who has been perfecting this art for the last 25 years. [...]

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Discarded Clothing Making a Statement

By |2018-04-26T16:57:28-05:00August 12th, 2010|Categories: Creativity|Tags: , , , , |

Here is a collection of art work that just breaths new life into old clothing.  Exactly what we like to see! Creativity in the re-use of everyday items makes a statement out of the overabundance of waste. Check out what these sculptures have to say and be inspired, go create now! Then send us in some [...]

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Everyday Disposable Objects Resembling Nature?

By |2018-04-26T16:57:30-05:00July 15th, 2010|Categories: Creativity|Tags: , , , |

I know what you are thinking, How can a plastic cup or straw simulate nature? I bet at first glance these pictures looked a lot like snow mounds to you, but in reality they are made from plastic cups and straws. Crazy! Tara Donovan is yet another artist who challenges us to think outside the box and [...]

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