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The Fantastic Cardboard Sculptures of Laurence Vallières

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“When I recreate an animal, I want to recreate a feeling,” says Canadian artist Laurence Vallières. Her recycled cardboard sculptures express human emotion in animal form, exploring relationships, communication and political issues through innovative use of materials and with a hearty dose of humour. Continue reading »

Impressive Honeycomb Sculptires by Tomáš Libertíny

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Currently living and working in Rotterdam, through his art, Tomáš Libertíny continually explores the beauty and intelligence of nature as well as probing into the existential questions of the human mind. Continue reading »

Darth Vader and the Underworld: Kevin Cassidy’s Brutal and Infernal Demons

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Kevin Cassidy is a 3D artist from the U.S. and the chief character developer at Roundhouse Studios. Continue reading »

Gods and Monsters: Sculptures by Jorge Norgaard

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Jorge Norgaard is a sculptor from the United States who works in both material and digital form. As a freelancer, Norgaard does not limit himself to any one theme – he brilliantly sculpts both characters already existing in mass culture and authorial monsters. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Fantastical Illustrations And Miniature Sculptures

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According to Michelle Petersen: “My miniature sculptures and illustrations are all inspired by my love for nature and fantasy. The sculptures are made with polymer clay and incorporate found materials from nature (stones, wood, acorns, shells), and my two-dimensional work is made with a combination of ink, watercolor and charcoal.

I try to show, through the lens of fantasy, every facet of nature that inspires me; from small and whimsical to majestic, mysterious and unsettling.” Continue reading »

Embroidered Sculptures of Woodland Treasures by Amanda Cobbett

Every day, Amanda Cobbett walks her dog in the Surrey Hills and observes the minute changes in the woodland around her. The embroidery artist takes note of the different lichen, fungi and bark patterns she finds in different parts of the forest; later, using photographs and a magnifying light, she recreates them in painstaking detail out of thread, paper, papier-mache and silk. Continue reading »

Bizarre Sculptures by Franz Xaver Messerschmidt From the 18th Century

Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, an eighteenth-century German sculptor active in Austria, is best known for his series of dramatic “character heads.” The metal and stone busts are often disturbing in their extreme expressions. They have long prompted critics and scholars to speculate that the artist made them in reaction to an undiagnosed mental illness. Continue reading »

Artist Thirza Schaap Creates Beachcombed Sculptures Out of Plastic Ocean Trash

For the past five years, Thirza Schaap has been creating delicate sculptures out of plastic debris from beaches on the South African coastline. The artist, who divides her time between Cape Town and Amsterdam, has named the project Plastic Ocean. Continue reading »

This Woman Makes Unique Snow Sculptures on Park Trees

Unfortunately, we don’t know who this woman is, we don’t have any information. But here’s what her neighbor writes: “These are the images-barelefs made of snow in Perovsky Park (located in Moscow, Russia) by my neighbor. It is a pity I could not photograph all of them as they either melt in the thaw or the boys knock them down with sticks. I think by the end of winter there will be more and I will add them to the publication. Neighbors, if you pass by, see them, smile!” Continue reading »

This Photographer Perfectly Captures Sand Sculptures Naturally Carved By The Winds

Mother nature never ceases to surprise us with its wonderful creations– And while many of those creations are temporary, photographers like Joshua Novicki manage to capture them. Recently, he captured some mesmerizing sand structures that were formed by wind erosion along the shores of Lake Michigan. Continue reading »

Minimalist Spiral and Colorful Sculptures by Lee Sangsoo

Lee Sangsoo (born 1983) is a South Korean artist. He studied sculpture at Dong-A University College of Arts and obtained his Masters degree at Hongik University Graduate School of Sculpture. He enjoyed painting and drawing lessons in middle school, then later furthered his arts education formally in high school and graduate school. Continue reading »

The Elegance of The Dark Side: Stunning Sculptures of Dom Qwek

Dom Qwek is a digital artist with 20 years of diverse experience in the entertainment industry and is renowned for his figurative surrealism art. His work can be described as evocative and sculptural. Continue reading »

Self-Taught Artist Makes Horse Sculptures That Are Shockingly Good

Do you know when humans began domesticating horses? Believe it or not, it started around 4000 BC.

Connie Adams from Norfolk is a gifted artist who creates remarkable sculptures using galvanized metal wire and scrap. She focuses mainly on real-life horse sculptures that could easily hold a human being. However, in her portfolio, you can find other kinds of artwork as well. Continue reading »

Bone Shamans and Ogre Spirits: The Thrilling Madness of Eskimo Figurines

Genesis, as we know, determines consciousness, and the Inuit existence was so far removed from ours that their myths seem to be something completely alien. Continue reading »

Simon Lee’s Superb Sculptures of Hellish Monsters from the Underworld

Simon Lee is a legendary sculptor, a giant in the world of concept design. His deft hands have given us monsters from Lord of the Rings (Amazon), Godzilla movies, Kong Skull Island, Edge of Tomorrow, Pacific Rim, and many others. On his Instagram, Lee posts so much cool work that it feels like he doesn’t sleep at all and devotes all his time to sculpting hellish creatures. And that’s cool. Continue reading »

“Reel It In Rule It Out”: The Superb Bionic Sculptures by Yein Lee

Yein Lee (b. 1988, S.Korea) lives and works in Vienna. After studying visual arts in Seoul, she continued her education in painting and sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Continue reading »

3D Art of Markus Kanzler: Exploring the World of Texture, Composition and Color

Markus Kanzler, the face behind Marterium, is an artist from Germany who is deeply passionate about the exploration of form and color. Understanding each combination of these as a different language. On his journey he tries to capture abstract ideas and translate them into fascinating and captivating compositions. While understanding digital art as a form of collaboration between man and machine. Continue reading »

This Artist Merges Animals and Plants into Breathtaking Porcelain Sculptures

Animals are not only our faithful companions, but they’re also a great source of inspiration for many artists. Canadian sculptor Ellen Jewett is certainly one of the many people who uses their love for nature and all the creatures that live in it, to create fascinating works of art. Continue reading »

An Artist Grows Crystals On Her Fantasy-Inspired Sculptures

Svetlana Matveeva is a mixed media artist with a passion for fantasy worlds behind HandmadeHome. Using polymer clay and crystallization processes, she combines nature, chemistry, and fantasy to sculpt dreamy beings from another dimension. Continue reading »

This Artist Makes Alternative Posters For Horror Films And TV Series In The Form Of Clay Sculptures

According to Lizzie Campbell, a Clay artist & Illustrator: “I’m a polymer clay artist and illustrator and for around 6 or 7 years now, I’ve been adding to a personal creative project where I reimagine film and TV show posters with my sculptures and mixed media. Continue reading »

Warhammer-Inspired Playground Discovered in The Heart of Russia

When I was a kid, I couldn’t even dream of seeing such figures in person. But a certain sculptor has made dreams come true. These fantasy and nightmarish figures were discovered in a small village in the heart of Russia. Locals say that they are sometimes exhibited in local museums. Continue reading »

Creepy & Crawly Plush Sculptures by Hine Mizushima

Among the many skills of Vancouver-based Japanese artist Hine Mizushima is slow crafter, needlefelter and miniature collage artist. Her work often manifests itself in animals, sea life, parts of the human body and other curiosities of the natural world. Continue reading »

Clay, Chaos and Urban Detritus Merge in Daniil Antropov’s Ceramic Sculptures

Created from a heady swirl of colours and textures, each of Daniil Antropov’s sculptures is its own distinct ecosystem: the surface of a distant planet, or a visceral memory hardened in ceramics. Continue reading »

“Between Heaven and Hell”: The Dark Digital Artworks of James Suret

James Suret is a UK based artist who specializes in creating dark and emotive artwork. Using 3D and 2D techniques to create digital sculptures and illustrations, James’ work has been included in several books and magazines worldwide in print and online. Follow him on Instagram for regular updates. Continue reading »

Adorable Sand Cats Become Japanese Beach’s Landmark After Taking Over

When Japanese artist Shigeto Hashimoto was invited to the beach by his wife, he likely wasn’t expecting to be greeted by an army of felines that would become a favorite of beachgoers, but that appears to be just what happened. Just a few days ago, Hashimoto shared photos from Kamakura’s Yuigahama beach that have become the talk of the town. Continue reading »