Somehow, everybody sees a cardboard box differently. Some people see it as a storage unit, some cats see it as a perfect home, and Japanese artist Monomi Ohno sees it as a building material for her amazing 3-D sculptures.

It all began during her studies at Osaka University of the Arts, where she decided to specialize in 3-D animation. Yet to get your hands on the necessary software, you'd have to pay a pretty penny first. So instead of spending all that money, she decided to use the stash of empty Amazon boxes laying around to hone her 3D modeling skills on.

What was supposed to be practice, has turned her into a cardboard artist! The empty boxes have become a canvas which she can now turn into literally anything. From tanks, rifles, and pop culture characters to even food! Take a look and don't forget to vote for your favorites!

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The Cappy 2 years ago

You can almost hear Doc Brown now: "I apologize for the crudeness of the model." This is awesome.

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Gabina Varlenz 2 years ago

😮😮😮😮😮

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tweetybird 2 years ago

WHAAAAAT!!!

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The Cappy 2 years ago

OMG.. Please send 2 of these and a time machine so me and my brother could have these when we were kids!!

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David Vavilovas 2 years ago

The caterpillar tracks are so clever, damn

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Meowoui 2 years ago

I'm running out of words to say about your work.

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lemontzz aide 2 years ago

re: their slogans: 1 - A better beer deserves a better can (the company didn't see this can LOL) 2 - It's all about the beer. (nope in this case, its about the can!!!)     

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Noah Pearson 2 years ago

this guy should put these on ebay, or sell them profesionaly. i would buy them for $30 plus

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Meowoui 2 years ago

WOW

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Michelle Wright 2 years ago

My 12 year old so also creates cardboard sculptures. He recently won for best sculpture at out homeschooling co-op for his r2-d2. I would love for him to get to talk to her! juried-art...096bd5.jpg juried-art3-5902110096bd5.jpg

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Iamtheone 2 years ago

If I brought that to my band class, I'm sure that I would be at the top of the list for creativeness

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Brooke Galvan 2 years ago

TOYTLE

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Outrageous

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Nazirul Aiman Izzat 2 years ago

Looks like the automail from Fullmetal Alchemist

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Brooke Galvan 2 years ago

Jaws freaking dropped

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lemontzz aide 2 years ago

you certainly know how to 'work' the material ...

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Iamtheone 2 years ago

That's just... wow

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Meowoui 2 years ago

awesome

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Oh man

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Meowoui 2 years ago

so cute

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Meowoui 2 years ago

wow

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Meowoui 2 years ago

How many hours go into each piece?

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ADHORTATOR 2 years ago

I can almost hear the bang....

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Neat

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StarDust 2 years ago

Neon Genesis Evangelion?

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Cadin Jordan 2 years ago

Collasall titan from attack on titan

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Meowoui 2 years ago

out of this world

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Unwelcomed Guest 2 years ago

Pretty sure he'll get arrested producing that level of high quality counterfeits

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The Cappy 2 years ago

For some reason, nobody took a second bite...

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Brooke Galvan 2 years ago

Just... just do it

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Freaken A, look at the detail

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Ready go

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Caitlyn McCracken 2 years ago

westworld

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David Wong 2 years ago

Space battleship Yamato

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htbq 2 years ago

I remember seeing this when I was very little. its a monster infused with a tank. don't remember what it was from or what its called.

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Meowoui 2 years ago

What detail

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Kjorn 2 years ago

funny i saw that movie yesterday :-)

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Selfie

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Meowoui 2 years ago

amazing

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Meowoui 2 years ago

awesome

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Ovidiu Zeicu 2 years ago

Marder III Ausf. M

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Godzilla

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Bar B Bar

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Ovidiu Zeicu 2 years ago

Marder III Sd.Kfz. 139

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The Cappy 2 years ago

Don't cross the streams. I'll catch fire.

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Action

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Meowoui 2 years ago

wow

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Meowoui 2 years ago

fun

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Monami has great patience

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Herbie

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Meowoui 2 years ago

fishing anyone

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Meowoui 2 years ago

We're having a party

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Richard Pickman 2 years ago

Mitsubishi Zero

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Meowoui 2 years ago

Danger Will Robertson

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Meowoui 2 years ago

outstanding

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Meowoui 2 years ago

I want one

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Meowoui 2 years ago

great

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Karen Hubert 2 years ago

You are an incredible artist!!!