Tag: sculpture

Apr 27, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Dancing Transmission Tower

Picture of the Day: The Dancing Transmission Tower

Photograph by Tuxyso / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0 Seen here is a public art installation entitled Zauberlehrling (sorcerer’s apprentice). It is a 35 meter (115 ft) tall metal sculpture that looks like a dancing transmission tower, grooving out in a field as the sun sets. The artwork was created for the outdoor art exhibit…

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Apr 20, 2015

Artist Transforms Watermelon Into Dragon’s Head

Artist Transforms Watermelon Into Dragon’s Head

Amazing timelapse shows Valeriano Fatica skilfully carve a watermelon into a dragon’s head.

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Apr 14, 2015

This Guy Carves Miniature Artworks Onto the Tips of Pencils

This Guy Carves Miniature Artworks Onto the Tips of Pencils

With a steady hand and eye for detail, artist Salavat Fidai carves miniature artworks onto the tips of lead pencils. Fidai, who hails from Ufa, Russia is also a painter and illustrator and works not only in miniature but larger scale paintings as well. The rising artist has amassed a big following on Instagram…

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Apr 13, 2015

A Steampunk Pegasus Made from Scrap Metal

A Steampunk Pegasus Made from Scrap Metal

Artist Hasan Novrozi welded this incredible pegasus sculpture from various pieces of scrap metal. The pegasus is a creature from Greek mythology, a winged stallion sired by Poseidon in his role horse-god and foaled by the Gorgon Medusa. Novrozi’s amazing sculpture reminds us of other sculptors who reuse discarded metal in creative ways such…

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Apr 1, 2015

Suntory Whisky CNC Mills 24 of the Coolest Ice Cubes Ever

Suntory Whisky CNC Mills 24 of the Coolest Ice Cubes Ever

In an award-winning campaign for Suntory Whisky, creative agency TBWA\Hakuhodo used a CNC milling machine to create the coolest ice cubes we’ve ever seen. The campaign, entitled 3D on the Rocks, used a CNC (computer numerical control) milling machine or router, to carve and whittle ice cubes into the amazing sculptures seen below. To…

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Mar 8, 2015

Artist Transforms Old Steel Bolts Into Evocative Sculptures

Artist Transforms Old Steel Bolts Into Evocative Sculptures

Tobbe Malm is an artist and blacksmith from Sweden and currently living in Norway. In a series entitled Bolt Poetry, Malm transforms old steel bolts he found in an old barn in Bergsladen, Sweden. Tobbe explains: ” I found them in a barn. They had been lying there for a long time and they…

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Feb 23, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pick Yourself Up and Pull Yourself Together

Picture of the Day: Pick Yourself Up and Pull Yourself Together

Artwork by Alex Chinneck British artist Alex Chinneck reveals his latest illusory artwork in collaboration with Vauxhall Motors. Following 2014’s ‘floating building’ in Covent Garden, ‘Pick yourself up and pull yourself together’ sees the artist hang a new Vauxhall Corsa 15 feet in the air while still attached to the road at London’s Southbank…

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Feb 17, 2015

12 Exquisite Artworks Carved from Jade

12 Exquisite Artworks Carved from Jade

Jade is an ornamental rock applied to two different metamorphic rocks that are made up of different silicate minerals: nephrite and jadeite. Last May, the Metropolitan Museum of Art released a collection of 400,000 high-resolution digital images. Be sure to check out the incredible collection here. The Sifter went through the MET’s amazing archive…

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Feb 16, 2015

Japanese Army Brigade Builds 50 ft Vader Out of Snow

Japanese Army Brigade Builds 50 ft Vader Out of Snow

Members of the 11th Brigade of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force have built an incredible, 50 ft (15 m) tall and 75 ft (23 m) wide, Star Wars snow sculpture of Darth Vader along with some Stormstroopers, TIE fighters and the Death Star. The sculpture was created for the annual Sapporo Snow Festival and…

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Feb 11, 2015

Leaf Beasts: Animal Sculptures Made from Dried Magnolia Leaves

Leaf Beasts: Animal Sculptures Made from Dried Magnolia Leaves

Japanese artist Baku Maeda has created a series of animal sculptures from dried magnolia leaves. The series, entitled LEAF BEAST, was shared late last year on his Tumblr and Behance pages. [via Behance] 1. Artwork by BAKU MAEDA Website | Behance | Tumblr 2. Artwork by BAKU MAEDA Website | Behance |…

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