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How Randall Rosenthal Turned Some Wood Into A Box Full Of Cash

By • Jan 15th, 2014 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Optical Illusions, Sculpting

Randall Rosenthal, a wood sculptor from New York, has become a modern master of an art form probably about as old as we are. What seems like a cardboard box full of cash is actually a wooden sculpture called “Cold Hard Cash” carved by Rosenthal out of a single (glued-together) block of wood. Between his amazing cardboard box piece and all the other paper mimicry that he does, there’s a lot to be impressed about.

Unbelievably Realistic Objects Carved Entirely out of Wood

By • Jun 4th, 2013 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Sculpting

You might have trouble believing it at a first glance, but these sculptures by Arizona-based artist Tom Eckert are made entirely out of wood! Tom carves all the pieces, then laminates and paints the whole thing after putting it together. He mostly uses linden, limewood and basewood, and all the traditional laminating and painting techniques.

More Amazing Pumpkin Carvings by Ray Villafane

By • Oct 29th, 2012 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Sculpting

Last year we showed you some terrifyingly cool carved pumpkins by American sculptor Ray Villafane, and now he’s back with some new pumpkin faces! His pumpkin carving career started back at Michigan School called Bellaire where he used to be an art teacher. Once he was asked to help out with Halloween decorations at school, and given a pumpkin to carve. Ray saw it as any another piece of clay as opposed to a large vegetable and by using his common clay carving tools, created his first artistic pumpkin. The kids…

Carved Fruit and Veggie Skulls by Dimitri Tsykalov

By • Jun 25th, 2012 • Category: Art, Food, Latest Posts

Pumpkin carving is so yesterday! With stores full of various fruits and vegetables, there is no excuse not to use them for carving. Russian artist Dimitri Tsykalov uses apples, eggplants, watermelons and even cabbages to create his creepy skull carvings. Interestingly, the artist lets some of the pieces rot then incorporates them into photos together with the fresher pieces.

New Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

By • Jun 14th, 2012 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

Canadian artist Guy Laramee has recently published a new series of his amazing book landscapes which are made by carving old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. He calls his new project “Guan Yin” and dedicates it “to the mysterious forces thanks to which we can traverse ordeals”.

Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

By • Jan 2nd, 2012 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

Artist Guy Laramee creates amazing miniature book landscapes out of old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. His series entitled The Great Wall and Biblios represent the degradation of human culture and show glacial landscapes, deep valleys and plateaus.