Amazing stormtrooper sand sculpture

December 24th, 2015|

How are these sculptures actually made?

First off, the sand used is usually not the beach sand for commercial sand castles. Beach sand has the chance of having too much variance in sand grain size and impurities like shells and cigarette butts. Fine grain filtered sand is shipped to the location.

Secondly, a wooden form is built […]

Custom Glass Planets Containing the Cremated Remains of Loved Ones

March 31st, 2015|

Merry Coor produces ethereal designs from cremated remains within custom glass beads. Coor crafts each bead by hand, first melting glass into a round bead, then spiraling the design out of ashes on top, and finally sealing the design with an outer layer of clear glass.

For each bead she not only requests a 1/2 teaspoon of […]

Lifelike Galvanized Wire Animal Sculptures

February 17th, 2015|

Working only with layers of painted galvanized wire atop steel armature, UK artist Kendra Haste creates faithful reproductions of creatures large and small for both public installations and private collections around the world.

A graduate of the from the Royal College of Art, Haste says she is fascinated by how such a seemingly ordinary medium, chicken […]

Ptolemy Elrington turns old hubcaps into awesome looking creatures

January 31st, 2015|

Most of us get annoyed when we see old hubcaps littering the roadside, but artist Ptolemy Elrington has spent the last 12 years putting them to good use. Elrington takes discarded hubcaps and repurposes them into beautiful creatures. The interesting thing is that he doesn’t try to disguise the fact these sculptures are made from hubcaps, instead […]

Fibonacci zoetrope sculpture under strobe light

January 20th, 2015|

John Edmark designed the sculptures using the Fibonacci sequence — the same found in most spiral shapes in nature — and then synchronized their rotation speed with a camera’s shutter. The results are astounding.

The placement of the appendages is determined by the same method nature uses in pinecones and sunflowers. The rotation speed is synchronized […]

This driftwood giraffe’s been working out.

January 5th, 2015|

Someone needs to stop this ent/animal interbreeding. It’s getting really weird.

Wind Sculpture by Anthony Howe

December 16th, 2014|

Stainless steel kinetic sculpture by Anthony Howe spinning in light winds.