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Majestic Lion Sculpture Made Of 4,000 Pieces Of Hammered Scrap Metal by Selçuk Yılmaz

By • Jan 17th, 2014 • Category: Animals, Art, Latest Posts, Sculpting

Turkish artist Selçuk Yılmaz has created an exceptional lion sculpture from almost 4,000 pieces of scrap metal. Titled Aslan (Turkish for Lion), the sculpture took 10 months to complete and weighs roughly 550 pounds (250kg). Selçuk hand-cut and hammered every piece by himself, and metal-work is not easy. “It needs patience and we have to know pain,” said the artist on DeviantArt.

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.

Amazingly Intricate Pencil Tip Sculptures by Diem Chau

By • Oct 2nd, 2013 • Category: Animals, Art, Latest Posts, Sculpting

The technical skill of some artists is truly incredible – these beautiful tiny sculptures have been painstakingly carved on the tip of a pencil lead, something that I routinely snap by accident with my clumsy fingers. These skillful miniature sculptures are the work of Diem Chau, an American artist who left Vietnam as a refugee in 1986. The pencil series features miniature organic forms, primarily depicting animals and figures.

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.

Incredible Pencil Sculptures by Cerkahegyzo

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

Hungarian artist, going by the nickname of Cerkahegyzo, carves amazing sculptures from a single pencil. To create such meticulous miniatures, the artist uses needles, sandpaper, razor blades, polishing stones, files and all variety of pencils. Cerkahegyzo was inspired to start sculpting pencils after he came across the tiny pencil tip sculptures by Dalton Ghetti.

Flexible Paper Sculptures by Li Hongbo

By • Feb 12th, 2013 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Sculpting

Li Hongbo’s artwork may look like porcelain or gypsum sculptures at first, but that’s only until he demonstrates how flexible they are. Beijing based artist, book designer and editor creates these busts and sculptures out of thousands of layers of glued thin paper. Hongbo builds the honeycomb-like structures by strategically placing the glue on each sheet of paper, and then gives the desired shape to it.