Category: Sculpture

Pencil Lead Sculptures by Salavat Fidai

The UFa-based artist Salavat Fidai starts with thick leaded pencils, then he uses an X-ACTO knife to carve miniature replicas of  buildings, hands and various characters from pop culture. Fidai is fascinated by all things miniature, and also paints on seeds and matchboxes….

Retro Electronics – Paper Sculptures by Zim and Zou

Nancy, France based designers Zim & Zou, a.k.a. Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann created this handmade paper sculptures collection called  “Back to Basics” inspired by classic technologies that emerged in the 1980s. Back to Basics – Behind the scene from Zim and Zou on…

Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal 2013 – Plant Sculptures

Mosaïcultures Internationales de Montréal is an international plant sculptures competition held in Montréal, Canada and features about 22,000 plant species and cultivars. You can see hundreds more photos over on Flickr, however all photos here are copyright Guy Boily courtesy MIM.

Paper Sculptures by Diana Beltran Herrera

Colombian designer and illustrator Diana Beltran Herrera creates truly impressive sculptures by using cut and folded paper. “Paper Bird Sculptures” is a series of colourful birds modeled by hand. Diana says, ‘’I started by coincidence. Since I was a child I saw my…

Money Sculptures by Kristi Malakoff

Folded and pasted currency sculptures by Canadian visual artist Kristi Malakoff. Each piece is folded, cut and pasted together from multiple worldwide bills.

Crayon and Pencil Sculptures by Diem Chau

Vietnamese artist Diem Chau creates unique crayon and pencil sculptures by carving them very carefully. An art that requires patience, delicacy and a sharp eye for details.

Pencil Sculptures by Jennifer Maestre

Massachusetts-based artist Jennifer Maestre creates remarkable sculptures by using brightly coloured pencils and inspired by the vulnerability of sea urchins. She runs a thread through the center sewing them together to create shapes that maintain the fragility of the ocean creatures.

JENNIFER COLLIER PAPER SCULPTURES

UK based textile asrtist Jennifer Collier makes amazing paper sculptures by using cardboard and other recycled materials. She describes her work as creations to explore the ‘remaking’ of household objects which are made with the unusual ‘fabrics’ she produces by bonding, waxing,…

The Geometric Sandcastles of Calvin Seibert

Calvin Seibert has been sculpting sandcastles for the last 30 years. He creates them with a variety of 3D geometric shapes such as pyramids, cones, spheres, cylinder and prisms by using two plastic putty knives and a five-gallon bucket to fill with extra sand. He says, “Building…