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Massive 3D Street Art That Could Become a Guinness World Record (7 pics)

Posted by Raya in Arts » Beautiful 8 Jul 2013   / 3741 views
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Francois Abelane is responsible for the creation of this 4000 square meter street artwork that was commissioned for the launch of a new line of Renault trucks in Lyon. The work will be entered into the Guinness book of World Records.
 

Massive 3D Street Art That Could Become a Guinness World Record

A Natural 3D Printer That Is Alive (20 pics)

Posted by Raya in Arts » Beautiful 5 Jul 2013   / 6611 views
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It seems almost impossible but this 3D printer is really made out of 80,000 honey bees.
 

A Natural 3D Printer That Is Alive

Man Spends 16 Years Building a Gigantic Model Railway (19 pics)

Posted by Raya in Arts » Beautiful 5 Jul 2013   / 33044 views
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This impressive model was built by New Jersey local, Bruce Williams and has over 12 km of track, 100 trains, 400 bridges, over 3000 buildings, 50,000 trees and much more.
 

Man Spends 16 Years Building a Gigantic Model Railway

Creative and Inspired Scrap Sculptures (25 pics)

Posted by Raya in Arts » Beautiful 27 Jun 2013   / 2611 views
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These fun models are made by Brian Marshall using only scrap material.
 

Creative and Inspired Scrap Sculptures

A Memorial Art Piece Commemorating the Vietnam Soldiers (10 pics)

Posted by Raya in Arts » Beautiful 21 Jun 2013   / 4512 views
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This impressive collection of over 58,000 dog tags hangs from the ceiling of the National Veterans Art Museum in Chicago.
 

A Memorial Art Piece Commemorating the Vietnam Soldiers

A Watchmaking Extraordinaire Who Crafts Complete Wristwatches from Wood (44 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 8 Jun 2013   / 6051 views
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Ukranian born, Valerii Danevych is a watchmaker who specialises in crafting one-of-a-kind watches entirely out of wood.

 

A Watchmaking Extraordinaire Who Crafts Complete Wristwatches from Wood

A Portrait Created in 100 Different Animation Styles (101 pics)

Posted by Raya in Arts » Beautiful 29 Apr 2013   / 12050 views
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Cartoon Kevin is based on real-world cartoonist, Kevin McShane. He always wears a signature black t-shirt, blue jeans and Chuck Taylor sneakers and is presented here in 100 different portrait styles that represent world famous animators.
 

A Portrait Created in 100 Different Animation Styles

Fans Create Their Own Versions of Popular Movie Posters (24 pics)

Posted by Raya in Arts » Beautiful 15 Apr 2013   / 5245 views
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Here are some of the good and not-so-good attempts or posters designed by movie fans.
 

Fans Create Their Own Versions of Popular Movie Posters

Creative Customised Stormtrooper Helmets (51 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 26 Mar 2013   / 4226 views
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The 501st TK Helmut project successfully raised $50,000 for the Make-A-Wish foundation through the sale of these cool customised Stormtrooper Helmets.

 

Creative Customised Stormtrooper Helmets

Ordinary Coins Become Intricate and Beautiful Pieces of Jewellery (21 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 23 Mar 2013   / 4448 views
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For some contemporary jewellery designers, cut coin art is a popular method of creating stunning and unique jewellery creations out of old coins. The practice is entirely legal in the United States providing the coins are marketed for use as jewellery and artists typically sell their work online. These below examples of cut coin art are works by Rob Johnson.

 

Ordinary Coins Become Intricate and Beautiful Pieces of Jewellery

Artist Turns Pencils into Original Sculptures (15 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 28 Feb 2013   / 3949 views
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These miniature pencil carvings are created by Hungarian artist, Cerkahegyzo, using only a single lead pencil, which he manipulates with files, sandpaper, razor blades and polishing stones.

 

Artist Turns Pencils into Original Sculptures

A Remarkable Tribute to Nelson Mandela (8 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 22 Feb 2013   / 4609 views
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South African artist, Marco Cianfanelli built this remarkable statue of Nelson Mandela in honour of the 50-year anniversary of his imprisonment. The monument is constructed of 50 separate steel bars and is located on the exact spot of his arrest that occurred under apartheid rule in 1962.

 

A Remarkable Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Cool Cartoon Cardboard Cut-Outs (28 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 22 Feb 2013   / 5680 views
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These “paper children” are cut out characters that Lowra then places in everyday settings to create light-hearted art pieces.

 

Cool Cartoon Cardboard Cut-Outs

Meet the Amazingly Talented Wood Sculptor (22 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 16 Feb 2013   / 7814 views
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Livio De Marchi is a Venetian artist who can transform any ordinary piece of wood into a detailed and lifelike replica of everyday objects. He is fairly well-known for sculpting an entire house contents out of nothing but pieces of wood.

 

Meet the Amazingly Talented Wood Sculptor

Uninhibited Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (10 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 14 Feb 2013   / 6415 views
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This may look like a photo from the Chernobyl site but it is actually a skilful reproduction.

 

Uninhibited Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Can You Guess These “Paper Cuts”? (84 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 9 Feb 2013   / 4994 views
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Popular icons as puzzling paper silhouettes.

 

Can You Guess These “Paper Cuts”?

Can You Do This With Cookies and Cream? (41 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 8 Feb 2013   / 2584 views
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These fantastic sculptures have all been created from OREO cookies.

 

Can You Do This With Cookies and Cream?

The Making of an Ice Sculpture (12 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 14 Jan 2013   / 5310 views
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All you need to create this work of art are the right tools and some creativity.

 

The Making of an Ice Sculpture

The iPhone Shaped Steve Jobs Life So in Death it Shapes His Memorial (11 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 11 Jan 2013   / 6154 views
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In the Russian city St. Petersburg a memorial to Steve Jobs was erected in the form of an iPhone 5. The memorial displays key moments in his past with photos and videos that can be viewed by the public.

 

The iPhone Shaped Steve Jobs Life So in Death it Shapes His Memorial

Fascinating Making of a Handmade Animation Short Film, Old School Style (33 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 11 Jan 2013   / 6484 views
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Russian-born, though raised in Spain, artist Nicolai Troshinsky describes what he does perfectly, so I’ll put here his own words: “I´m making an animation short-film like in the good old days: paper marionettes and paint on a 10 level multiplane, no post-production tricks.”

 

Fascinating Making of a Handmade Animation Short Film, Old School Style

Larger Than Life Portrait (6 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 27 Dec 2012   / 7402 views
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This massive portrait is the work of Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada, in Amsterdam.

 

Larger Than Life Portrait
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