Tag: paper

Nov 5, 2012

20 Sculptures Cut from a Single Piece of Paper

20 Sculptures Cut from a Single Piece of Paper

Denmark-born artist Peter Callesen creates incredible works of art from a single sheet of A4 paper. Through an amazing combination of cutting and folding, Callesen creates incredible scenes from the simplest of materials. In his own words: “By taking away all the information and starting from scratch using the blank white A4 paper sheet…

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Aug 9, 2012

Amazing Origami Using Only Dollar Bills

Amazing Origami Using Only Dollar Bills

Based out of Honolulu, Hawaii, artist and designer Won Park creates incredible origami pieces using only one dollar bills. What’s most impressive about Park’s work is that he designs them as well. He’s not just following directions, he’s inventing the blueprint for these amazing designs. A typical sheet of paper used for origami is…

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Jul 22, 2012

An Incredible Castle Made from Paper

An Incredible Castle Made from Paper

Artwork by Wataru Itou | Photograph by tokyobling.wordpress.com This incredible castle is an amazing display of papercraft, an artform that uses heavy sheets of paper to create intricate sculptures and artworks. In this remarkable piece by Japanese artist Wataru Itou, we really get to appreciate the detail, intricacy and patience a creation like…

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Apr 25, 2012

30 Amazing Sculptures Made out of Cardboard

30 Amazing Sculptures Made out of Cardboard

Chris Gilmour was born in Stockport, UK (1973), but now calls Udine, Italy home. Using only cardboard and glue, Chris creates incredible sculptures that do not use any supporting structures or wooden/metal frames. Everything you see is 100% cardbaord. His medium of choice is plentiful, cheap and lightweight. Guido Bartorelli summarizes Gilmour’s work as…

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Apr 5, 2012

Geometric Shapes Made from Currency

Geometric Shapes Made from Currency

Kristi Malkoff is a Canadian visual artist and travel addict. She attended the Chelsea College of Art and Design and received her BFA graduate from the Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver in 2005. In her series titled Money Pieces, Kristi uses an assortment of colourful currency from around the world, folding and manipulating…

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Oct 10, 2011

This Artist Transforms US Banknotes Into Hilarious Portraits

This Artist Transforms US Banknotes Into Hilarious Portraits

Artwork by JAMES CHARLES Any artwork associated with the ‘almighty dollar’ carries extra meaning. On the surface, manipulation of currency in any form is illegal. So any tampering, even a simple doodle, is a form of rebellion. The deeper you go, the narrative ‘gets richer’, raising questions about society’s value of the dollar…

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Jul 26, 2011

Money Talks: Amazing Dollar Bill Art of Dan Tague [21 pics]

Money Talks: Amazing Dollar Bill Art of Dan Tague [21 pics]

‘We Need a Revolution’ – Artwork by DAN TAGUE Since posting ‘This Dollar Bill Looks Fishy‘ and ‘Die for the money‘, the Sifter has noticed a flood of innovative currency-related artwork. When your canvas is money, it always adds a complex layer of social commentary to the artist’s narrative. New Orleans-based Dan Tague’s fascinating…

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