Tag: sculpture

Aug 4, 2014

This Guy is Taking Balloon Art to the Next Level

This Guy is Taking Balloon Art to the Next Level

Jason Secoda (Airheads Entertainment) is an artist and entertainer that uses balloons as his medium. Based in Philadelphia, the artist has been making balloon art for over 15 years. On his Facebook page, he describes his philosophy: “My philosophy on balloon art tries to shatter the ideas that balloon art is cheesy and that…

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Jul 28, 2014

Waves of Cut Glass by Ben Young

Waves of Cut Glass by Ben Young

31-year-old Ben Young makes intricate wave sculptures from numerous layers of cut glass. Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand and now residing in Sydney, Australia, the self-taught artist has been making glass sculptures now for over a decade. Each of Young’s sculptures are hand drawn, hand cut and hand crafted, layer on layer to…

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Jul 18, 2014

Ethereal Wire Fairy Sculptures by Robin Wight

Ethereal Wire Fairy Sculptures by Robin Wight

Artist Robin Wight creates incredible stainless steel wire fairy sculptures that enchant any garden or outdoor area they grace. Based out of Staffordshire, England, the artist’s handmade sculptures are uniquely crafted to their environment. Wight was first inspired by an inexplicable encounter a few years back which he recalls on his website: “A couple…

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Jul 14, 2014

Stunning Miniature Gardens Encased in Clear Glass Orbs

Stunning Miniature Gardens Encased in Clear Glass Orbs

Master glass artist Paul Stankard is world-renowned for his delicate glass flower and insect sculptures encased in clear glass. In the series below entitled Orbs, Stankard expresses his love and passion for nature through these amazing glass sculptures. Stankard’s work is represented in more than 60 museums around the world and he is a…

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Jul 3, 2014

15 Household Objects Transformed Into Cartoon Characters

15 Household Objects Transformed Into Cartoon Characters

It’s like a Disney movie come to life! In this whimsical series by artist Gilbert Legrand, household objects are brought to life and transformed into cartoon characters. Legrand illustrates directly onto the objects, sometimes adding little accoutrements to really bring the objects and characters to life. Born in Paris, France, the artist has been…

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Jul 2, 2014

Miniature Columns and Pillars Carved Into Marble

Miniature Columns and Pillars Carved Into Marble

Artist and sculptor Matthew Simmonds carves small-scale interiors into marble. Inspired by a lifelong fascination with stone buildings, Matthew’s work takes stone architecture (particularly sacred stone architecture) as a central theme. Making a play of architectural spaces on a small-scale, the solid stone is opened up to reveal internal worlds, often intricately carved, in which…

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Jun 11, 2014

Hand Carved Skulls Into Mother of Pearl Shells

Hand Carved Skulls Into Mother of Pearl Shells

In this amazing series by Gregory Raymond Halili, skulls are hand carved and painted with oil on raw, gold-lip and black-lip Philippine mother-of-pearl shells. Mother of pearl also known as nacre, is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some molluscs as an inner shell layer; it is also what makes up the outer coating…

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