Life-Sized Female Sculptures Inspired by the Graceful Beauty of Renaissance Art
Sep25

Life-Sized Female Sculptures Inspired by the Graceful Beauty of Renaissance Art

Chinese artist Luo Li Rong creates life-size bronze sculptures of women inspired by Renaissance and Baroque sculpting techniques. Her figures are usually captured in motion, often with their dresses or garments seemingly fluttering in the breeze around them, and the artist’s painstaking attention to detail ensures that every crease and fold is precisely where it should be. Rong has been sculpting for much of her life, having studied...

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Incredible Chair Carved From Single Oak Stump
Mar14

Incredible Chair Carved From Single Oak Stump

For his art residency at the White House Farm in Suffolk, UK, artist Alex Johnson carved this incredible chair from a single large oak stump. Entitled Glemham I, the magnificent oak chair took roughly six months to complete and was debuted at the 2014 Alde Valley Spring Festival. For more information visit the official blog posts on the chair here and here. Artwork by Alex Johnson Artwork by Alex Johnson Artwork by Alex Johnson...

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Suntory Whisky CNC Mills 24 of the Coolest Ice Cubes Ever
Dec27

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 prevent the cubes from melting, the CNC router was kept chilled to a temperature of -7 degrees Celsius...

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I Turn Scrap Metal Into Animals
Dec24

I Turn Scrap Metal Into Animals

My name is JK Brown. I live in rural West Wales. This peaceful part of the country is known for being a precious habitat for its native wildlife, which is of constant inspiration to me. For as long as I can remember I have loved to watch animals (especially in the wild) and for as long as I can remember I have been drawing, making and creating as a way of celebrating the beauty of nature. Often when I’m out walking I pick up fragments...

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Couple Creates The Most Beautiful Stone Walls Ever
Dec17

Couple Creates The Most Beautiful Stone Walls Ever

Artists Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl are partners in life and business. Together, the kindred spirits create stunning works of functional stone art for homes and public spaces under the name, Ancient Art of Stone. On their website, the duo explain: “Our aspiration in coming together, is to create sacred spaces, portals and other connective works of art that allow our clients and viewers a visual glimpse of the other-side, what is...

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Giant 16th-Century ‘Colossus’ Sculpture In Florence, Italy Has Entire Rooms Hidden Inside
Oct09

Giant 16th-Century ‘Colossus’ Sculpture In Florence, Italy Has Entire Rooms Hidden Inside

This epic colossus, half man, half mountain, was erected in the late 1500s by renowned Italian sculptor Giambologna as a symbol of Italy’s rugged Appenine mountains. This mountain god, fittingly named Appennino, stand 35 feet tall over the ground of the Villa di Pratolino in Tuscany. The rugged, mountainous statue hides a wonderful secret – his interior hides several rooms with different functions that made this colossus come to life....

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No Peanut Is Safe From Becoming My Artwork
Aug18

No Peanut Is Safe From Becoming My Artwork

I’ve made about 223 pieces of art from peanut shells in 3 years. The high point was when MTV asked me to make twelve “Game Of Thrones Characters” to promote season 5. I started off just making humans but have branched off to include monsters, animals, and inanimate objects. More info: stevecasino.com | Instagram Nuts-Feratu Peanut Weiner Dog Freddie Mercury Where’s Walnut? Yoda Teeth Peanut Chicago-Style Hot Dog Breaking Bad Expired...

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23 Stunning Anamorphic Artworks That Can Only Be Seen With A Mirror Cylinder
Jan12

23 Stunning Anamorphic Artworks That Can Only Be Seen With A Mirror Cylinder

A year ago, we wrote about Jonty Hurwitz and his amazing anamorphic art that can only be seen in the reflection of a mirrored cylinder. Although the technique was created in the late Renaissance (16th century), artist like Jonty and István Orosz made it popular again. We’ve begun to see more and more of this type of art so we thought it’s about time to look at some of the best examples. What’s interesting about these anamorphic pieces...

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French Artist Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Characters
Oct01

French Artist Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Characters

With a creative eye, the casual observer can espy characters or faces in the everyday objects all around us. French artist Gilbert Legrand takes this a step further by painting and otherwise modifying totally mundane objects to turn them into cute characters and give them new life. Legrand lets his active imagination soar by painting small details onto these everyday objects to help us see them the way he does. With the addition of a...

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29 Amazing Sculptures Made out of Cardboard
Aug13

29 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. 1 2 3 4 5 How do you choose the things you portray? There has been a progression in the choice of objects portrayed, which go...

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