Tag: carving

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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Dec 15, 2012

A Giant Moon Carved Into Wood

A Giant Moon Carved Into Wood

Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth are the husband and wife team of TUGBOAT PRINTSHOP. Since 2006, they have been working together, using traditional printmaking to create contemporary artwork. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Paul and Valerie have recently completed their largest work ever. The Moon measures 36″ x 32″ and is 100% handmade. Prints are…

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Jun 12, 2012

Breathtaking Landscapes Carved Into Books

Breathtaking Landscapes Carved Into Books

Fellow Canadian Guy Laramee was previously featured on the Sifter back in Jaunary. Laramee is an incredibly talented artist with a broad range of skills from painting and sculpting; to music, composition and stage direction. In his two latest series entitled Guan Yin and El amor por las montanas, Laramee’s remarkable landscape book is…

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Jan 2, 2012

Incredible Landscapes Carved Into Books

Incredible Landscapes Carved Into Books

Artwork by GUY LARAMEE Hailing from Quebec, fellow Canadian Guy Laramee is a man with many talents. Not only is he a very accomplished painter and sculptor, but Guy is also a highly regarded musician, composer and stage director. With more than 30 years of practice, Guy’s work has been seen and heard…

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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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Apr 25, 2011

Intricate Egg Art by Brian Baity [30 pics]

Intricate Egg Art by Brian Baity [30 pics]

Using a high-speed carving tool called a paragraver (quite similar to a dentist’s drilling tool), Briain Baity creates incredibly intricate works of art using the most fragile of mediums, an egg. Carving an egg shell requires a very steady hand and lots of patience. Brian’s work has not only been featured in exhibits around…

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Aug 3, 2010

The Most Incredible Miniature Pencil Art [20 pics]

The Most Incredible Miniature Pencil Art [20 pics]

Photograph by Dalton Ghetti / Solent News Dalton Ghetti is a 49-year old carpenter from Bridgeport, Connecticut, and he has been carving the most incredible miniature sculptures for over 25 years without the aid of a magnifying glass. His canvas? The tiny tip of a lead pencil. Photograph by Dalton Ghetti / Solent…

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