Abstract forms are now redefined by the way these two artists take everyday trash and turn it into figurative art. Everything including even the kitchen sink could be used by them to make trash come to life. Scraps of metal and wood, discarded fast food wrappings, even animals that have been stuffed and/or mummified have found their way into these impressive and intriguing pieces making the viewer have a second look at the sculpture actually creating the final work of art.
Talented female sculpture, Sadie Campbell, creates intricate miniature animals no bigger than a grain of rice. She uses tweezers and a magnifying glass to create amazingly tiny animal sculptures and she has to hold her breath as she molds and decorates everything.
I have spent thousands of hours turning my favorite snack food into my favorite celebrities. These peanut caricatures started as a joke at work in mid-2012. I would make quick sketches of my co-workers on a peanut that was roughly their body shape. The results got big laughs so I tried making ones of famous people. I have a giant list of all the people I want to make and am slowly working my way through it.
We have all seen hand carved sculptures, but usually on a small scale. When Morgan Herrin undertakes a wood carving project it is larger than life both in size and in the story it tells. Each of these massive sculptures takes Morgan almost a full-year to complete.
These “paper mosaics” are made with thousands of hand cut and curled paper strips which adds a 3D sculptural form to these beautiful hand drawn patterns.
Brilliant Chinese sculptor Johnson Tsang has given us an insider’s look at the process behind creating a masterful piece of porcelain art. His “Painful Pot” blog post documents the process of sculpting, glazing and firing an impressive vase wrapped in a furious Chinese dragon from A to Z. As the artist himself wrote, “I am going to create [a] sculpture to express how I feel about my country .”
Canadian sculptor Guy-Olivier Deveau’s extraordinary sand sculptures are one or two steps above the sand stick drawings, sand castles or seashell collections that most of us make at the beach.
Go back to the time of the Pharaohs and discover the enchanting pharaonic history the spectacular Sound and Light Show at Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus. The show starts with the story of the Sphinx who has been the vigilant guardian of the city of the dead for five thousand years..