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Self-taught Japanese Sculptor Turns Old Skateboards Into Beautiful Sculptures

By • Feb 13th, 2014 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Sculpting

Japanese skateboarder and self-taught sculptor Haroshi has creatively combined his two passions by creating striking and stylish pop-culture images out of the wood of trashed skateboards. The unique appearance of his sculptures is all thanks to the composition of the skateboards he uses, which are created from multiple layers of processed wood. These layers are sometimes dyed as well, which gives his sculptures their distinctive striped appearance.

Distroy: Creepy Pencil Drawings Of Famous Cartoon Characters

By • Oct 31st, 2013 • Category: Art, Illustration, Latest Posts

A new series of images by French illustrator, painter and graphic designer Pez (Pierre-Yves Riveau) called Distroy twists some of our most recognizable childhood and pop-culture icons, giving them a new, terrifying, gritty and urban appearance. His work is both inviting and unsettling because he takes familiar icons from pop culture and/or our childhood and tears them apart, making them seem decayed and far less innocent.