Tag: miniature

Apr 6, 2013

Master LEGO Builder Creates Epic 200,000 Piece Fantasy World

Master LEGO Builder Creates Epic 200,000 Piece Fantasy World

At over five feet tall and six feet wide, Mike Doyle’s Odan is an incredible fantasy world built from over 200,000 LEGO pieces. It took over 600 hours to build. Entitled, ‘The Millennial Celebration of the Eternal Choir at K’al Yne, Odan‘, it represents Doyle’s first work in his ambitious Contact series of large-scale…

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Mar 19, 2013

21 Examples of Cut Coin Jewelry Art

21 Examples of Cut Coin Jewelry Art

Cut coin jewelry art is a popular method of turning coins into jewelry. Most cut coin art is achieved by drilling a small hole (or holes) into the coin and then using a jeweler saw (which has various types of blades) to cut away parts of the coin. Many artists tend to focus on…

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Mar 18, 2013

A Bonsai Version of the Baggins Hobbit Home

A Bonsai Version of the Baggins Hobbit Home

Chris Guise is an artist and bonsai enthusiast from Maidenhead, England. A mechanical engineer by trade, Chris has a beautiful collection of Bonsai trees that he has cultivated on his Flickr page. In the Bonsai below, entitled Bag End Bonsai Trayscape, Chris created the home of Bilbo Baggins, Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee; where…

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Feb 27, 2013

Intricate Sculptures Carved from a Single Pencil

Intricate Sculptures Carved from a Single Pencil

Hungarian artist and deviantART user cerkahegyzo carves intricate miniature sculptures from a single lead pencil (with the exception of #5 & #15, not sure how he did those!). The artist says it’s a hobby and form of relaxation for him and that he carves them in his free time. During the day he works…

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Feb 26, 2013

Picture of the Day: Duct Tape Landscape

Picture of the Day: Duct Tape Landscape

DUCT TAPE LANDSCAPE Artwork by Takahiro Iwasaki | Photograph by Owen Houhoulis Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki carved this amazing miniature landscape into a roll of duct tape. Born in 1975, Iwasaki works and lives in Hiroshima, Japan. He makes miniature sculptures from everyday items like tape, thread and wire. You can find…

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Feb 25, 2013

Cityscape Sculptures Carved from Scrap Wood

Cityscape Sculptures Carved from Scrap Wood

James McNabb is a Philadelphia-based artist specializing in woodwork. Together with his wife Stephanie and dog Buster, they are McNabb & Co., a design studio dedicated to developing heirloom quality products. In McNabb’s latest project, entitled City Series, the sculptures depict the outsider’s perspective of the urban landscape. Made entirely of scrap wood, this…

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Feb 24, 2013

Miniature Bonsai Tree Wire Sculptures by Ken To

Miniature Bonsai Tree Wire Sculptures by Ken To

Ken To is an artist from the United States with a deep fascination for Bonsai trees. In this amazing series of miniature wire sculptures, Ken creates wire trees from continuous strands that flow from the tip of the roots to the end of the leaves and branches. The ceramic pots used to hold each…

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