Tag: sculpture

Nov 30, 2011

Picture of the Day: An Illuminated Sandcastle

Picture of the Day: An Illuminated Sandcastle

AN ILLUMINATED SANDCASTLE Photograph via jennylouwho on Reddit Spotted on Reddit (the source of all things Internet), this wonderfully illuminated sandcastle was built on Noosa Main Beach in Queensland, Australia. Unfortunately, the Sifter was unable to track down the actual artist of this terrific sandcastle. If you know, please mention in the…

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Nov 7, 2011

Intricate Book Art Carvings by Brian Dettmer

Intricate Book Art Carvings by Brian Dettmer

Artwork by BRIAN DETTMER Born in Chicago but currently living and working out of Atlanta, Georgia, contemporary artist Brian Dettmer creates incredible works of art with old books and tremendous patience. Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian meticulously exposes various layers to create his mind-blowing artwork. Dettmer has received critical acclaim around…

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Oct 22, 2011

10 Jaw-Dropping Pumpkin Carvings by Ray Villafane

10 Jaw-Dropping Pumpkin Carvings by Ray Villafane

Artwork and Photography by RAY VILLAFANE @ VILLAFANE STUDIOS Born in Queens, New York, artist Ray Villafane carves some of the most incredible pumpkins on Earth, garnering international acclaim and notable clients around the world. Ray also works with sand sculptures in addition to designing his own toys and action figures. Be sure…

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Aug 8, 2011

Incredible Woodwork by Maskull Lasserre

Incredible Woodwork by Maskull Lasserre

Photograph and Artwork by MASKULL LASSERRE The Sifter is always astounded by intricate woodwork and design. The material is so beautiful and the artwork requires such incredible skill and dedication. It is always humbling to witness the work of a master woodworker like fellow Canadian, Maskull Lasserre. Below you will find a small collection…

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Jun 6, 2011

Cleverly Placed Miniature Cement Sculptures by Isaac Cordal

Cleverly Placed Miniature Cement Sculptures by Isaac Cordal

Artwork and Photography by Isaac Cordal Working out of London, England, artist Isaac Cordal has been placing his cement miniatures all around Europe. In his recently published book Cement Eclipses: Small Interventions in the Big City, Isaac explores the urban landscape, placing his magical little sculptures in unassuming locations. Many will miss these miniature…

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May 24, 2011

Forgotten Monuments from the former Yugoslavia

Forgotten Monuments from the former Yugoslavia

Podgaric – Photograph by Jan Kempenaers Below you will find an incredible collection of photographs by Jan Kempenaers. All of the images are from his book, simply titled Spomenik. You can find the book for sale through his publisher Roma Publications or on Amazon. Details about these fascinating monuments along with a brief overview…

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May 3, 2011

Kinetic San Francisco by Scott Weaver: 35 Years & 100,000 Toothpicks

Kinetic San Francisco by Scott Weaver: 35 Years & 100,000 Toothpicks

Photograph by THE TINKERING STUDIO Scott Weaver has spent the last 35 years (on and off) on his ‘Rolling Through the Bay’ masterpiece. A kinetic art sculpture of the beautiful city of San Francisco. Using more than 100,000 toothpicks, Scott meticulously recreates all of the famous landmarks and destinations. Why spend so much time…

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