Tag: sculpture

May 14, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Monty Python Parrot

Picture of the Day: The Monty Python Parrot

Photograph by David Parry/PA Sculptor Iain Prendergast created this 50 ft (15 m) parrot from the famous Monty Python sketch, the Dead Parrot (embedded below). The bird was placed in London’s Potters Field Park last July to promote the 10-day Monty Python reunion charity event, whose final night performance was aired on UKTV channel…

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May 14, 2015

This Artist Wrapped 24 km of Thread Around 13,000 Nails to Create This

This Artist Wrapped 24 km of Thread Around 13,000 Nails to Create This

Ukrainian artist Zenyk Palagniuk wrapped 24 km (15 mi) of thread around 13,000 nails to create an amazingly realistic portrait of Justin Timberlake. It took the artist over 200 hours to complete. Palagniuk began by sketching the portrait on a large piece of plywood. He then hammered in all of the nails and wrapped…

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May 6, 2015

Artist Turns Discarded Keys and Coins Into Works of Art

Artist Turns Discarded Keys and Coins Into Works of Art

Michael, aka Moerkey, is an artist from Horsham, Victoria, Australia. The talented craftsman creates unique handmade balls, bowls and sculptures from discarded keys and coins; as well as reclaimed copper pipe and wire. In the series below, Michael bends and solders individual keys and coins into beautiful objects. Each item is made to order…

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Apr 28, 2015

Figurative Wire Mesh Sculptures by Edoardo Tresoldi

Figurative Wire Mesh Sculptures by Edoardo Tresoldi

Edoardo Tresoldi is an artist and sculptor from Rome, Italy. The artist’s medium of choice is wire mesh which he molds into figurative sculptures of humans and animals. You can find many of Tresoldi’s artworks on his Behance page with additional views and close-ups of his fascinating work. 1. Artwork by Edoardo Tresoldi…

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Apr 27, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Dancing Transmission Tower

Picture of the Day: The Dancing Transmission Tower

Photograph by Tuxyso / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 Seen here is a public art installation entitled Zauberlehrling (sorcerer’s apprentice). It is a 35 meter (115 ft) tall metal sculpture that looks like a dancing transmission tower, grooving out in a field as the sun sets. The artwork was created for the outdoor art exhibit…

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Apr 20, 2015

Artist Transforms Watermelon Into Dragon’s Head

Artist Transforms Watermelon Into Dragon’s Head

Amazing timelapse shows Valeriano Fatica skilfully carve a watermelon into a dragon’s head.

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Apr 14, 2015

This Guy Carves Miniature Artworks Onto the Tips of Pencils

This Guy Carves Miniature Artworks Onto the Tips of Pencils

With a steady hand and eye for detail, artist Salavat Fidai carves miniature artworks onto the tips of lead pencils. Fidai, who hails from Ufa, Russia is also a painter and illustrator and works not only in miniature but larger scale paintings as well. The rising artist has amassed a big following on Instagram…

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