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The art of chainsaw sculpting is astonishing to think of when creating with using such an indelicate tool. Both elaborate and exhilarating, it’s also a lengthy process that takes time to perfect. However, if you give Jürgen Lingl-Rebetez a block of wood and a chainsaw, all you have to do is sit back and watch the magic happen.Continue Reading..
As the saying goes, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”; which is the case with Detroit-born artist Noah Deledda. Most people don’t give a second thought to their used aluminium cans after tossing them into the recycling bin. Noah, however, has found a wonderfully creative way to turn them into beautiful sculptures.Continue Reading..
People have been making intricate and beautiful creations out of wire since early Egypt. More modern artists have converted this medium to larger scaled projects like wire sculptures. One of those artists is Martin Debenham; a British contemporary sculptor, he creates stainless steel wire sculptures inspired by fantasy and nature.Continue Reading..
Sculptors have a way of taking their medium and transforming it into incredible shapes and designs. And the creations from this talented Romanian artist is no exception; the only difference is his tool: a chainsaw.Continue Reading..
Fall is here, which means that it’s time for the harvest and the annual fairs that celebrate it. In Japanese culture waste is often minimized, especially in food. Sometimes, during the annual rice harvest, the leftover rice straw is transformed into straw animals.Continue Reading..
For nearly two decades, Sidrit Vaqari has perfected the art of wood carving. He’s made amazingly intricate wood sculpture pipes that often take the form of mystical creatures and characters from movies and pop culture.Continue Reading..
Peoples appetite for the avocado has grown just about every year for the past 15 years; invading kitchens and menus across North America. And while most of us see the avocado pits as trash, Irish artist Jan Campbell sees them as an opportunity.Continue Reading..
Cardboard boxes are the packaging material of choice for the majority of products shipped around the world. In fact, because of its popularity, cardboard boxes comprise a whopping 9 percent of the refuse in a typical landfill. But your old cardboard doesn’t lose its usefulness once the snacks are gone and packages have been opened. Because, aside from simply recycling old cardboard, you can use the material in dozens of creative and practical ways.Continue Reading..
One way to cultivate creativity is to make art from things that others believe is trash. While most artists spend their money on materials like clay, paper, or paints, Blake McFarland doesn’t have this problem. Not just a pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, Blake creates his sculptures from recycled tires.Continue Reading..
Although we’re taught from a young age not to be wasteful, a broken CD isn’t much good to anyone. In fact, CDs are pretty much obsolete these days. Unless you’re Australian artist Sean Avery that is.Continue Reading..