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Amazing Topiary Art

Sculptures made from living plants for your enjoyment…

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Amazing Origami

Amazing origami artwork…

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Carved Crayon Sculptures

Wax Nostalgic features the artwork of Hoang Tran.  His art is made from carving crayons.  After the photo gallery, his information is included if you wish to use his services.

 

 

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Wax Nostalgic features the artwork of Hoang Tran who specializes in carving everyday crayons into works of art.
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You can see most of my past work on http://hqtran.tumblr.com/

You can purchase some of my crayons onhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/CarvedCrayons

I also take requests for custom orders. You can message me here or email me at carvedcrayons@gmail.com

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Amazing Kirie Art

Give This Guy A Pad Of Paper, And He’ll Make Something Incredible.

SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
Akira Nagaya, a self-taught Japenese Kirie (literally “cut paper” in Japanese) artist has spent the past 30 years of his life learning one of the most ancient and beautiful arts in the world.

It requires patience, and brilliance, but most importantly… a willingness to endure years of paper cuts!

But what he creates though is nothing short of the brilliance you’d expect from a true master.

When Akira first started as a sushi chef over 30 years ago, he first learned the art of delicate paper cutting through food preparation.

He would continue the art of using paper and a utility knife as he enjoyed the work.

Eventually increasing his skill to sheer mastery level.

Later, this 47 year old would eventually open his own restaurant and even decorate the walls with his creations.

It didn’t take long for others in the community to discover his work and spread it to the world.

(via Spoon & Tamago)

Amazingly enough, TV crews eventually showed up to learn about this amazing art and Akira’s work spread even further than he could ever imagine.  “That was the first time I even considered what I had been doing as art,” recalls Nagaya.

If you’d like to see more of Akira’s beautiful work, head over to his Facebook page.

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3D Illusion Sketchbook Drawings by Nagai Hideyukiby

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Playing with light, shadow, and perspective, Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki creates these stylized optical illusions using the entire spread of his sketchbooks. Once propped against a wall and viewed from the perfect angle his illustrations seem to leap off the page creating a visual effect similar to an MC Escher drawing. See many more examples on his website, Facebook, and deviantART. (via visual news)

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Photorealistic Pencil Drawings

Pencil art to amaze you…You can click on the first then arrow through them all to see full-sized, as with all my galleries I post.  I just don’t know how people can be so talented…

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Awesome Painting with Fingers

Unbelivable Zaria Forman Artworks

February 3, 2014  by

The inspiration for Zaria’s drawings began in early childhood when she traveled with her family throughout several of the world’s most remote landscapes, which were the subject of her mother’s fine art photography. Her work exhibits extensively in galleries and venues throughout the United States and overseas.

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In addition to exhibitions, recent projects include a series of drawings that served as the set design for the classic ballet Giselle, which premiered in October 2012 at the Grand Theatre of Geneva, Switzerland. Ten of her drawings were also used in the set design for House of Cards, a Netflix TV series directed by David Fincher and starring Kevin Spacey.

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In August 2012 she led Chasing the Light, an expedition sailing up the NW coast of Greenland, retracing the 1869 journey of American painter William Bradford and documenting the rapidly changing arctic landscape. Continuing to address climate change in her work, she spent September 2013 in the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, and arguably the most vulnerable to rising sea levels.

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