Tag: sculpture

Dec 3, 2012

Organic Wooden Sculptures by Henrique Oliveira

Organic Wooden Sculptures by Henrique Oliveira

Hailing from São Paulo, Brazil, Henrique Oliveira is an award-winning artist that has exhibited his work around the world. Born in 1973, Oliveira received his BFA and Masters in Visual Poetics from the University of São Paulo. While Henrique is also well-known for his paintings, this post focuses on his incredible wooden sculptures and…

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Nov 30, 2012

Sculptures Made from Aluminum Cans

Sculptures Made from Aluminum Cans

Makaon is a Japanese artist that specializes in making sculptures using only aluminum cans. You’ll undoubtedly recognize many of the characters from comics, cartoons and video games. First spotted on Reddit, a commentor suggests that the artist likely uses papercraft templates and aluminum happens to be his medium of choice. Regardless, the results are…

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Nov 27, 2012

Geometric Sand Sculptures by Calvin Seibert

Geometric Sand Sculptures by Calvin Seibert

Using a variety of 3D geometric shapes such as prisms, pyramids, cylinders, spheres and cones; artist Calvin Seibert creates wonderful sand sculptures that are not quite ‘castles’ but much more than just randomly placed building blocks. On Flickr, you can find an entire 66-picture gallery of Calvin’s artwork which have all been washed away…

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Nov 12, 2012

Colossal Wooden Spheres Made from Interlocking Wood

Colossal Wooden Spheres Made from Interlocking Wood

Lee Jae-Hyo is a famous Korean artist and sculptor. Born in 1965 in Hapchen, Korea, he received his BFA in Plastic Arts from Hong-ik University. Lee works primarily with wood, steel, stone and nails, creating incredible organic-feeling sculptures with textures you just want to touch. In the mind-blowing series of wooden sculptures below, Lee…

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Nov 5, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Sleeping Goddess

Picture of the Day: The Sleeping Goddess

THE SLEEPING GODDESS Photograph by The Lost Gardens of Heligan Located on Woodland Walk, in the Lost Gardens of Heligan, is an amazing sculpture of a sleeping goddess entitled ‘Mud Maid’. The incredible larger-than-life sculpture even has grass and moss growing atop it. Heligan was a sprawling thousand-acre estate in the UK…

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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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Oct 4, 2012

10 Astonishing Wood Sculptures by Dan Webb

10 Astonishing Wood Sculptures by Dan Webb

Born in East Lansing, Michigan and now living in Seattle, Washington, artist Dan Webb creates amazing sculptures out of wood. The textures and intricate detail in his work are truly astounding. Webb received his BFA from the Cornish College of the Arts and he has had a number of solo and group exhibits. His…

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