Tag: carving

Jan 2, 2014

The Art of Cutting Feathers by Chris Maynard

The Art of Cutting Feathers by Chris Maynard

Using eye surgery scissors, forceps and a magnifying glass; artist Chris Maynard turns moulted feathers into works of art. For Chris, feathers are one of nature’s great achievements. Not only do they make flight possible, they also insulate and come in a wide variety of beautiful colors and patterns that help birds hide or…

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Nov 29, 2013

Celebrity Portraits Carved into Corrugated Cardboard

Celebrity Portraits Carved into Corrugated Cardboard

Artist and redditor Elliot Frantz (u/thejehosephat) carved these amazing portraits into everyday pieces of corrugated cardboard. Using a simple X-acto blade and lots of patience, these relief-like portraits took Frantz about 16 hours each to complete. On reddit, where these were submitted yesterday, Frantz says Hepburn was the most challenging as her hair would…

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Nov 21, 2013

This is the World’s Longest Wood Carving. It was Made from a Single Tree Trunk

This is the World’s Longest Wood Carving. It was Made from a Single Tree Trunk

November 14, 2013 marked the ninth annual Guinness World Records Day, where people around the globe attempt to break world records. Unveiled that day at the Palace Museum in Beijing was an astonishing wooden sculpture by Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui. The wooden carving took four years to complete. The sculpture, carved from a single…

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Nov 18, 2013

The Most Amazing Sand Sculptures You Will See Today

The Most Amazing Sand Sculptures You Will See Today

Carl Jara aka Grain Damaged is an award-winning, professional sand sculptor from Cleveland, Ohio. Jara says he has known since high-school that he wanted to be an artist. After studying Illustration and Graphic Design at the Myers School of Art, Jara realized he did not want to become an illustrator or graphic designer and…

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Nov 4, 2013

Maskull Lasserre Carves a Spine into the Handle of an Axe

Maskull Lasserre Carves a Spine into the Handle of an Axe

Maskull Lasserre is a Canadian artist, born in Alberta in 1978. After spending much of his childhood in South Africa, he returned to Canada for school; receiving his BFA in Visual Art and Philosophy from Mount Allison and his MFA in Sculpture from Concordia. Currently working out of studios in Montreal and Ottawa, Lasserre’s…

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Oct 29, 2013

Picture of the Day: Jack O’Lantern Triceratops

Picture of the Day: Jack O’Lantern Triceratops

JACK O’LANTERN TRICERATOPS Photograph by Bryan Haeffele for HISTORIC HUDSON VALLEY Website | Flickr | Facebook Seen here is an incredible triceratops sculpture made from dozens of jack o’lanterns. These are just a handful of the over 5,000 individually hand-carved and illuminated pumpkins at this year’s Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze put on…

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Oct 22, 2013

The Most Amazing Driftwood Sculptures You Will See Today

The Most Amazing Driftwood Sculptures You Will See Today

Jeffro Uitto creates astonishing works of art using only salvaged materials like driftwood, roots, burls and natural found wood.

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