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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.

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.

Chinese Sculptor Spends 4 Years Sculpting World’s Longest Wooden Masterpiece

By • Nov 20th, 2013 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Sculpting

Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui’s breathtaking 12.2-meter-long (over 40 ft) wooden carving is a modern masterpiece of wood sculpture. It has also entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest continuous wooden sculpture in the world – it was carved out of a single tree trunk. Between its size and its intricate detailing, it’s no surprise that it took Chunhui four years to complete it.