Tag: carving

Apr 25, 2013

11 Sculptures Crafted from Old Skateboard Decks

11 Sculptures Crafted from Old Skateboard Decks

Japanese artist Haroshi makes art pieces by recycling old skateboards. His creations are born through styles such as wooden mosaic, dots, and pixels; where each element, either cut out in different shapes or kept in their original form are connected in different styles, and shaven into the form of the final art piece. Haroshi…

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Mar 19, 2013

21 Examples of Cut Coin Jewelry Art

21 Examples of Cut Coin Jewelry Art

Cut coin jewelry art is a popular method of turning coins into jewelry. Most cut coin art is achieved by drilling a small hole (or holes) into the coin and then using a jeweler saw (which has various types of blades) to cut away parts of the coin. Many artists tend to focus on…

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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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