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Delicate Pressed Flower Sculptures by Ignacio Canales Aracil

Pressed Flower SculpturesThis collection of pressed flower sculptures is by Ignacio Canales Aracil. He creates each sculpture by continually tightening the drying wild flowers around a sculptural base, this process takes months of work and a lot of training. Ignacio's delicate creations are included in a group exhibition at the Galería Lucía Mendoza in Madrid until the end of February 2015.  via: Ignacio […]
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Intricate Mosaic Bird Sculptures by Dusciana Bravura

Mosaic Bird SculpturesThese beautiful and intricate mosaic bird sculptures are by Ravenna and Venice based artist Dusciana Bravura. To make each sculpture she uses glass paste, millefiori, crystals, iron, cementitious adhesive, gold smalti, opalescent on fibreglass structure and more.  Dusciana started her artistic path collaborating with her father, Marco Bravura, creating Public Art for the cities of Ravenna, Beiruth, Rimini, Forli, […]
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An Incredible Collection of Sculptures Made Out Of Pencils

pencil sculpture 1Usually you would expect the pencil to be the tool used to create the artwork, but in the case of Jennifer Maestre the pencil becomes the artwork. Jennifer has carefully and beautifully crafted a whole collection of dangerous looking sculptures made entirely out of colored pencils.  My sculptures were originally inspired by the form and […]
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7 stunning laser-cut sculptures

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Laser cutting is a way to cut precise patterns in metal, plastic, wood, and pretty much any other material you can think of. A way to avoid human error, more and more designers are turning to laser cutting machines to implement a precise design on a workpiece. Here we’ve scoured the web to find these seven awesome examples of laser cutting to inspire you. Which is your favourite?




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Recycled textiles sculptures by Hoda Zarbaf

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Hoda Zarbaf is an artist based in Toronto. His work involves a lot of recycled textiles like old crochets, used socks, pre-owned t-shirts and more to create organic looking sculptures and installations. In his recent series of work, the womand is always at the center, often in intimate positions. Hoda shows these women in different […]

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Incredibly detailed paper sculptures by Justine Khamara

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What happens when photography meets papercutting and sculpture? If made by a talented artist like Justine Khamara, you get a wonderful looking art made of photos cutted and assembled to look like amazing sculptures. The Australian artist gives her photographic work a new life by distorting it and giving a whole new life. A great […]

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Creative Animals Moving Steampunk Sculptures

Artist Igor Verniy from Russia have a creative ideas to use discarded metal, car and bike parts, watch components, electronics and other metal scraps assembles stunningly detailed steampunk-infused animal sculptures. Every Verniy’s works feature working joints to allow the creatures to be posed and re-posed. Verniy studies the animals he seeks to model to capture…
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Miami Art Week 2014: Theo Jansen’s Dream Machines: Whimsical, moving sculptures at the oceanfront Strandbeest pop-up exhibition

Miami Art Week 2014: Theo Jansen's Dream Machines

For anyone attending Miami Art Week, the pop-up exhibition, Strandbeest, blends the best elements of the week—sun, sand and powerful, innovative art—into one one. Presented by luxury watch brand Audemars Piguet and the Peabody Essex Museum, Strandbeest……

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For The Love Of Wood: 55 Amazing Wooden Sculptures [Photos]

A famous French painter and sculptor, Edgar Degas, once said “Art is not what you see, but, what you make others see.” And these 20 talented and creative wood carvers will let us see the beauty embedded in the art of woodcarving through their creations. Many of these artists have also carved their mark into the international art scene.

Animal Sculptures from Wood Chips

Most of these sculptors have years of experience perfecting their craft. Seeing these skilled carvers transform a block of wood into an expressive artwork is really fascinating. From hand-carved to laser-cut wood sculptures made from single or multiple blocks of wood, this collection will bring enjoyment and inspiration to all art designers, not only sculptors, novices and professionals alike.

Caricature Carvings by Phil Bishop

Phil Bishop is a full-time caricature carver from Elk City, Oklahoma. He can design some of the most amusing group carvings of any figure. Here are the some of the many lovely caricatures Phil has created. Find more of his depictions of life from his site here.

Caricature Carving by Phil Bishop

Caricature Carving by Phil Bishop

Caricature Carving by Phil Bishop

Wood Chip Sculptures by Sergei Bobkov

53-year-old Russian sculptor Sergei Bobkov uses discarded wood chips, particularly Siberian cedar, to produce gorgeous and delicate animal figures. He works up to 12 hours a day to carve a new scultupre which can take 3 more weeks to refine and complete. Look at the extreme labor of love he displays on the feathers and furs of his animal sculptures. More here.

Animal Sculptures from Wood Chips

Animal Sculptures from Wood Chips

Animal Sculptures from Wood Chips

Skateboard Art by Haroshi

Haroshi is a self-taught Japanese sculptor and a fan of skateboards. Haroshi makes his artworks by stacking old skateboard decks to create mosaic sculptures, which are on a whole new life as 2D works of arts in the form of figurative characters, fruits, skulls and whatever else Haroshi could think of. Check Haroshi’s site here.

Skateboard Art by Haroshi

Skateboard Art by Haroshi

Skateboard Art by Haroshi

Urban Landscapes by James McNabb

James McNabb creates miniature architectural wonders using an abstract style he calls “Sketching with a bandsaw”. In his City series he creates intricate skyscraper designs from wood with different color tones. Each building is unique, just like an actual urban landscape. See more at James’s site here.

Cityscape by James McNabb

Cityscape by James McNabb

Cityscape by James McNabb

Beauty Lies Within by Maskull Lasserre

Canadian-born sculptor, Maskull Lasserre, has a somewhat creepy way of creating art. Maskull’s artwork is all about revealing the skeletal system of humans and animals through existing wooden sculptures. The amount of detail in his carvings is really impressive. What’s wonderful about this new work is he literally adds new art to the original art piece. Check Maskull’s site here.

Re-carved Sculpture by Maskull Lasserre

Re-carved Sculpture by Maskull Lasserre

Re-carved Sculpture by Maskull Lasserre

Melting Wood by Bonsoir Paris

I’m pretty sure you cannot melt wood, yet French artists Remy Clemente and Morgan Maccari from Bonsoir Paris Studio challenges this with their amazing work. Their DURAMEN series puts the focus on the wooden frames showing them in melted form. Utterly increible! Check Bonsoir Paris’ site here.

Melting Wood by Bonsoir Paris

Melting Wood by Bonsoir Paris

Melting Wood by Bonsoir Paris

Wooden Technology by Michael Rea

Michael Rea’s sculpture pieces are generally represented with materials like steel and glass. Most of his huge pieces seem to be inspired by American science fiction films. He carves robot suits, space shuttles, artillery guns and time machines from lumber. Check Michael’s site here.

Wooden Technology by Michael Rea

Wooden Technology by Michael Rea

Wooden Technology by Michael Rea

Lifelike Sculptures by Willy Verginer

These ultra realistic masterpieces are at the brink of coming to life. They are made by an Italian artist, Willy Verginer, who carves each sculpture from a single block of wood. After that, he paints vivid colors and patterns that add surrealism to it. His favorite figurative subjects range from children to adults and some animals. Check Willy Verginer’s site here.

Lifelike Sculptures by Willy Verginer

Lifelike Sculptures by Willy Verginer

Lifelike Sculptures by Willy Verginer

Moveable Sculpture by Werner Arnold

If you create a sculpture version of Picasso’s paintings, this is what it would look like. Werner Arnold’s sculptures can also move, which adds another layer to the already beautiful sculptures. His work is a great showpiece as it not only looks fantastic with its colorful painting and puzzle-like designs but is also a fun change to its appearance. Check Werner Arnold’s work here.

Moveable Sculpture by Werner Arnold

Moveable Sculpture by Werner Arnold

Moveable Sculpture by Werner Arnold

Carved Guitars by Doug Rowell

When Doug Rowell isn’t playing a guitar, he’s carving one. Doug turns electric guitars into different commemorative art pieces. The engraving is a truly remarkable work of art so much so that most of his customers choose to hang them on their walls rather than play them. Below are just samples from his huge portfolio of more than 100 carved electric guitars since 1969. Check Doug Rowell’s site here.

Carved Guitar by Doug Rowell

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Driftwood Sculptures by Jeff Uitto

Jeff Uitto live near the coast of Washington State. He has sculpted horses, eagles and giraffes out of driftwood that are washed ashore from a forest up northwest. Jeff also makes all sorts of furniture and was commissioned to make driftwood installations in Alaska and Hawaii. Check Jeff Uitto’s site here.

Driftwood Sculptures by Jeff Uitto

Driftwood Sculptures by Jeff Uitto

Driftwood Sculptures by Jeff Uitto

Coral Reefs by Joshua Abarbanel

Joshua Abarbanel’s 3D sculptures are comprised of a variety of cut wood that are carefully arranged and layered to create a composition similar to a coral reef. With the help of modern tools and machinery, he creates these beautiful sculptures to remind us of the need to take care of the natural beauty of our oceans. Check Joshua Abarbanel’s site here.

Coral Reef by Joshua Abarbanel

Coral Reef by Joshua Abarbanel

Coral Reef by Joshua Abarbanel

Bough Houses by Rob Heard

Getting ideas from the beautiful surroundings of Exmoor, talented craftman Rob Heard has produced a captivating set of ‘Bough Houses’ made of Leylandii tree, which has no more use once it has been felled. His houses are around 6 feet tall, each with detailed walkways, turrets, staircases and a huge variety of delicately designed components. Check Rob Heard’s site here.

Bough Houses by Rob Heard

Bough Houses by Rob Heard

Bough Houses by Rob Heard

Chainsaw Carving by Bob King

Chainsaw carving is a very dangerous craft, and yet, Bob King could make fascinating carvings through that method. He competes in many chainsaw sculpting competitions locally in Washington state, and overseas. See what else this professional carver can do at his site here.

Chainsaw Carving by Bob King

Chainsaw Carving by Bob King

Chainsaw Carving by Bob King

Anthropomorphism by AJ Fosik

AJ Fosik makes intricate, brightly colored three-dimensional pieces that are inspired by folk art and cultural rituals. Fosik’s taxidermy-like wall pieces are anthropomorphized animals made from a pile of cut woos which he manually paints one by one. Check AJ Fosik’s work here.

Anthropomorphism by AJ Fosik

Anthropomorphism by AJ Fosik

Anthropomorphism by AJ Fosik

Intarsia Mural by Kathy Wise

Intarsia is basically a 3D wooden mosaic sculpture on which you cut, carve and shape individual pieces of a wooden parts, then put them together with glue. Using different types of woos and selecting the right color, thickness and grain composition you can, like Kathy Wise, create beautiful patterns, although unlike her, you might not win awards like she can. Check Kathy Wise’s work here.

Intarsia Mural by Kathy Wise

Tiger Trail by Kathy Wise

Leopard's Lair by Kathy Wise

Building Blocks by Efraim Rodriguez Cobos

Built from cubes, these life-sized sculptures by Barcelona-based sculptor Efraim Rodriguez Cobos are one of the most intruiging pieces of art I’ve seen. His artworks evoke sadness depicting unconnected remnants of a fading memory with unique artistic representation. Check Efraim Rodriguez’s site here.

Building Blocks by Efraim Rodriguez Cobos

Building Blocks by Efraim Rodriguez Cobos

Building Blocks by Efraim Rodriguez Cobos

Wooden Shroud by Dan Webb

Seattle-based artist Dan Webb is proud to show his series of unbelievable wooden carvings that creates the illusion of fabric. He can carve a pillow, blanket or a balloon out of a block of wood. Dan prefers to use reclaimed wood, some of it aging over 200 years old. Check more of Dan Webb’s work here.

Wooden Shroud by Dan Webb

Wooden Shroud by Dan Webb

Wooden Balloon by Dan Webb

Mother Nature by Paul Baliker

Paul Baliker is known to construct large sculptures that often depict wildlife. His most amazing piece, called “A Matter of Time”, is a 13 feet tall wooden sculpture of our wildlife and the state of our natural world. Crafted from cedar driftwood, the thought-provoking masterpiece won the hearts of a lot of people. Check out more of Paul Baliker’s work here.

Ocean Exodus by Paul Baliker

Dancing With Mother Nature by Paul Baliker

A Matter of Time by Paul Baliker

World’s Longest Wooden Carving by Zheng Chunhui

This gigantic 12-meter long sculpture, based on the popular scroll painting of "Along the River During the Qingming Festival", which depicts the everyday life of the Chinese people in the 11th century is an amazing work of art by Zheng Chunhui. A record-holder, this is the world’s longest wooden carving, which features old buildings, bridges, boats and over 500 miniature people. It also took 4 years to finish. Get a closer look here.

Wood Carving by Zheng Chunhui

Wood Sculpture by Zheng Chunhui

Wood Carving by Zheng Chunhui





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Unique Wooden Sculptures by Paul Kaptein

wooden sculpturesPaul Kaptein's wooden sculptures are made out of laminated wood, with panels that slide back and forward creating holes that Dr. Ric Spencer explains as creating their own holes which exasperate the gaps in the fabric of the universe. Paul currently has an exhibition of 'The Contours of Emptiness' project open until December 1st at Moores Building, Contemporary […]
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