These Incredible Sand Sculptures By Andoni Bastarrika Are The Ultimate Childhood Dream

These Incredible Sand Sculptures By Andoni Bastarrika Are The Ultimate Childhood Dream

Remember when you were little and you were building sandcastles on the beach? In your mind, they were tall, abundant, rich, but in reality, there were…well, not that great. These incredible sand sculptures by Andoni Bastarrika are so lifelike and cool, that I wish I had him around when I was a kid playing in the sand. Continue reading »

“Back To The Nature”: Artist Combines Everyday Objects With Plants To Create Intriguing Sculptures And Installations

"Back To The Nature": Artist Combines Everyday Objects With Plants To Create Intriguing Sculptures And Installations

Christophe Guinet, known as Monsieur Plant, is a French artist who creates intriguing and unique sculptures and installations of plants and other organic materials. He masterfully brings them together with everyday objects, making unique works of art. Guinet was born in Paris, but spent his adolescence between the city and the countryside, where he developed a strong interest in the world of plants, which became his passion and work. Continue reading »

Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple: A Secret Garden In Kyoto Features 1200 Stone Sculptures

Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple: A Secret Garden In Kyoto Features 1200 Stone Sculptures
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Otagi Nenbutsu-ji is a Buddhist temple in the Arashiyama neighborhood of Kyoto, Japan.

Otagi Nenbutsu-ji was founded by Empress Shōtoku in the middle of the eighth century. Though was destroyed by the flooding of the Kamo River, it was rebuilt as an offshoot of Enryaku-ji, a nearby temple. In the 13th century, it was again destroyed during a civil war. The temple was moved to its current location in 1922, later suffering typhoon damage in 1950. Continue reading »

Unbelievable Creepy Hyper Realistic Creatures By Laira Maganuco

Unbelievable Creepy Hyper Realistic Creatures By Laira Maganuco

Laira Maganuco is able to stimulate the nature, refining her own style that finds a place in the hyperrealism and surrealism world. Continue reading »

Japanese Art Student Creates Terrifyingly Beautiful Forest Of Despair

When you take a walk in the woods, you usually ready yourself for stumbling upon mud, bugs, rash-causing leaves and at worst snakes. Imagine shining your flashlight in the middle of the night of a camping excursion and finding this:

Japanese Art Student Creates Terrifyingly Beautiful Forest Of Despair

Scary, right? Don’t worry, the terrifying Silent Hill-esque faces you see spawning out of bamboo trees are simply the amazing but unnerving work of Japanese university Keita Motooka. Continue reading »

Ptolemy Elrington Recycles Old Hubcaps Into Amazing Animal Sculptures

Ptolemy Elrington Recycles Old Hubcaps Into Amazing Animal Sculptures

Ptolemy studied at Bradford in the 80’s, travelled extensively and settled in Brighton, UK. He specialises in animals, insects and marine life sculptures made from recycled materials including car wheel trims, shopping trolleys, car parts and found objects. He’s spent the last 17 years recycling them into beautiful and elegant animal sculptures. Continue reading »

Biochemist Elzbieta Kurowska Creates Stunning Liquid Biomorphic Structures

Biochemist Elzbieta Kurowska Creates Stunning Liquid Biomorphic Structures

According to Ela: “As a photographer and biochemist, I am fascinated by the origins of life – that moment in Earth’s history when amorphous organic matter transformed into complex structures that evolved into living organisms.” Continue reading »

Artist Arranges Stones In Stunning Patterns On The Beach, Finds It Very Therapeutic

Artist Arranges Stones In Stunning Patterns On The Beach, Finds It Very Therapeutic

Jon Foreman discovered land art while in college and immediately fell in love with it. He felt that the natural world had more in it to be explored, particularly where he lives, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Remarkable Sculptures From Driftwood He Found On The Beach

Artist Creates Remarkable Sculptures From Driftwood He Found On The Beach

Hungarian artist Tamas Kanya is best-known for his creations made of driftwood and pebble stones. Living near the Romai-beach in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, the artist got inspired to make sculptures out of pieces of wood that washed ashore. Continue reading »

Norwegian Artist Makes ‘Pillows’ From White Marble

Norwegian Artist Makes 'Pillows' From White Marble

Norwegian artist Håkon Anton Fagerås lives and works in Oslo where he creates incredibly realistic white pillows by sculpting blocks of marble. He uses a pneumatic hammer and other tools, and we’re completely blown away by the talent of this man. Continue reading »

Hilarious Sculptures Inspired By Tom And Jerry’s Most Unfortunate Moments

Hilarious Sculptures Inspired By Tom And Jerry’s Most Unfortunate Moments

Tom and Jerry has to be one of the most iconic cartoons ever created and if you’re anything like me, you probably remember watching it on TV during weekend mornings back when you were a kid. The two always seemed to get into all sorts of hilarious situations, typically resulting in Tom getting hurt in some ridiculous way, and we could spend hours watching them go at it. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Crafts Epic Beast And Plant Hybrid Sculptures

Japanese Artist Crafts Epic Beast And Plant Hybrid Sculptures

YAGIGURA is a Japanese sculptor and mixed media artist. Specializing in ceramic modeling and pottery since a student, much of YAGIGURA’s clay sculptures are impressive expressions of nature that construct epic beasts out of plant motifs. Although there’s still plenty room left for charming meerkats and rabbits as well!. Continue reading »

Artist Brings Old Watch Parts To Life With Awesome Steampunk Sculptures

Artist Brings Old Watch Parts To Life With Awesome Steampunk Sculptures

It’s often the discarded and what’s thought to be of no use that ends up providing that little extra something special. Continue reading »

Greg Olijnyk Creates Incredible Cardboard Sculptures Inspired By Steampunk And Sci-Fi

Greg Olijnyk Creates Incredible Cardboard Sculptures Inspired By Steampunk And Sci-Fi

To balance out his working life as a graphic designer focused on 2-D digital projects, Greg Olijnyk creates cardboard sculptures in his free time. The remarkably refined artworks are made with packaging-grade cardboard and tracing paper, and finishing touches added with LED lighting and glass accessories. Continue reading »

Superb Colossal Steampunk Sculptures By Pierre Matter

Superb Colossal Steampunk Sculptures By Pierre Matter

Pierre Matter works mostly with bronze and embellish the sculptures with recycled objects, using welders, plasma cutters, laser cutters and grinders to shape and sculpt. “I’m a kind of salvager. I feel like a child in a heap of sand, but instead of sand, there’s a lot of recycling and scrap, full of magnificent objects.” Often, the sculptures which emerge from these scraps of metal speak to us of who we are and how our future might be. Continue reading »

Drew Leshko’s Miniature Sculptures Are Utterly Mind-Boggling

Drew Leshko’s Miniature Sculptures Are Utterly Mind-Boggling

Paper sculptor Drew Leshko carves, cuts, and layers paper and wood, in an attempt to recreate the world around him. His intricate sculptures explore the architecture of his neighborhood – a sort of three-dimensional archive of buildings that are in transitional periods. As such, his work examines gentrification and history, how historical relevance is determined, and most importantly, what is worth preserving – a critique about how society is constantly (and most often thoughtlessly) disposing of its past. Continue reading »

This Artist Turns Picasso’s Portraits Into Fantastic 3D Sculptures

This Artist Turns Picasso’s Portraits Into Fantastic 3D Sculptures

For the Paris Fashion Week Exhibiton 2019, CR Studio was invited to create a backdrop for the brand ‘The Art’s Sake’. Art director Omarqil decided to recreate Picasso’s figurative portraits into 3D sculptures. A stunning series showing one more time that art has no limit. Continue reading »

Artist Kerri Pajutee Creates Incredibly Realistic Miniature Animal Sculptures

Artist Kerri Pajutee Creates Incredibly Realistic Miniature Animal Sculptures

Artist Kerri Pajutee creates incredibly beautiful, real-looking animal sculptures that are to 1:12 to actual size. Pajutee’s remarkable attention to detail imbues each of her miniatures with distinct personality and feeling, particularly when the animal appears to be in motion, with another animal or if something else is happening, such as a haircut. While Pajutee is self-taught, she has found great success in doing something she loves. Continue reading »

Capturing The Visceral Moment: Fantastic Detailed & Monumental Sculptures By Seward Johnson

Capturing The Visceral Moment: Fantastic Detailed & Monumental Sculptures By Seward Johnson

Seward Johnson, the internationally-acclaimed sculptor of realistic bronzes depicting everyday people, originally began his artistic pursuits as a painter. When his wife encouraged him to take a class in sculpture, his life and and art world would be forever changed. Continue reading »

Stunning Sand Sculptures By Artist JOOHeng Tan

Stunning Sand Sculptures By Artist JOOHeng Tan

45-year-old Singaporean, JOOheng Tan, is also known as ‘Vincent Sand Gogh’ for his mad skills in sand sculpting. In the past two decades, he has put Singapore on the world map. His creations earned him numerous international awards, and have been showcased in over 70 cities to date. Continue reading »

Sophie Prestigiacomo’s ‘Homo Algus’ Invites Swamp Creatures Out Of The Wild

Sophie Prestigiacomo’s 'Homo Algus' Invites Swamp Creatures Out Of The Wild

Sculptor Sophie Prestigiacomo reflects our ongoing and tense dialogue with nature with her swamp creatures in the Marshes Nature Reserve of Séné in the Gulf of Morbihan in France. It began with two mysterious beings a few years ago, and after they departed, a recent crowdfunding campaign to bring eight total to the reserve. Or as the campaign stated (as translated from French): “more numerous, more curious and probably convinced by the first visit of their two ambassadors, there was a relationship tie with the human species.” Continue reading »

Seven Trolls And A Magical Tower Built From Recycled Materials Make Up A Fairy Tale In A Belgian Forest

Seven Trolls And A Magical Tower Built From Recycled Materials Make Up A Fairy Tale In A Belgian Forest

The very talented Thomas Dambo who previously created gorgeous giant hulking sculptures in several countries, filled a Copenhagen forest with six towering giants and placed six moody trolls inside a Chicago arboretum, has built his own fairy tale inside the forest of the De Schorre Provinciaal Recreatiedomein in Boom, Belgium. Dambo also wrote and performs a song that tells the story of these trolls. Continue reading »

The Superb Expressive Sculptures Of Matteo Pugliese

The Superb Expressive Sculptures Of Matteo Pugliese

Matteo Pugliese was born in Milan in 1969. In 1978 his family moved to Sardinia and lived there for the next 12 years. During this time he developed a strong love for drawing and sculpture and practiced without formal education. Continue reading »

Ghost Sculptures Of WW1 Soldiers Erected In An Old English Cemetery

Ghost Sculptures Of WW1 Soldiers Erected In An Old English Cemetery

Unusual sculptures installed in the village cemetery in Slimbridge near the church of St. John. Where British soldiers who died during the First World War are buried. Continue reading »

Japanese Artist Carves Dreamlike Creatures Out Of Wood

Japanese Artist Carves Dreamlike Creatures Out Of Wood

A quick glance at Japanese artist Yoshimasa Tsuchiya’s animals sculptures won’t suffice to figure out what kind of material they’re made of. Smooth and delicate, each creature possesses a mystical beauty that captivates all who lay their eyes on it. The sculptures are so breathtakingly realistic that most people are unlikely to guess that they’re actually carved out of wood. Continue reading »