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Wonderful Artworks by Canadian Artist Jay Ferguson

Amazing hand drawn and airbrushed art…
By DRAWING PENCIL · Updated on Saturday

Wonderful Artworks by Canadian Artist Jay Ferguson
Find him at instagram : https://www.instagram.com/jfergusonart/

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I Create Giant Sculptures From Scrap Wood

by Thomas Winther

I’m a Danish artist Thomas Dambo. Everyday I scavenge wood and other materials in my home city Copenhagen, and create different sculptures.

I truly love working with scrap wood. There’s so much of it everywhere so I can pretty much build what ever I can imagine. I hope my sculptures will inspire others to recycle.

More info: thomasdambo.com | Facebook

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Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery

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Vancouver-based artist Fiona Tang creates large-scale murals of animals using charcoal, chalk pastel, and acrylic on paper that at first glance appear 3D. Tang makes use of a technique called trompe l’oeil where shadows and perspective within the two dimensional drawing are used to trick the viewer into thinking the piece is three dimensional. Tang recently graduated from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and you can see more of her work over on Facebook. (via Juxtapoz, My Modern Met)

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Wood Carving Art

Stunning Stumps.  (reposted from The Chive)

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Banana Art

In my ongoing fascination with art using unusual items, I bring you banana art.  Thanks to The Chive for pointing out this great new expressive form.  Hopefully you will also find it as a-peel-ing as I do…

“Tattoing a banana entails a sharp-pointed tool grazing the skin of a banana peel, without puncturing through it entirely, to create art. It utilizes a natural process known as oxidation—a browning of the skin that’s exposed to oxygen—to draw. ”

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Beach Art Created by a Man with a Rake

A Man Takes A Single Rake to The Beach. And When You Zoom Out And See It…

If you live in San Francisco, California, then you may be lucky enough to come across the art of Andres Amador. He doesn’t paint or sculpt. He prefers a medium that is temporary but absolutely beautiful: a sandy beach at low tide. He uses a rake to create works of art that can be bigger than 100,000 sq. ft.
He spends hours creating these intricate masterpieces, knowing that the tide will soon come in and wash away his work forever.
For Andres, his art is “more about the process and less about the result.” He knows that it will all be temporary. While making his beach mural explorations, he uses a rope as a guide so that he can make the geometric patterns. When asked WHY he does it, Andre gives the best answer… “The unanswerable question! Its fun. I get to be at the beach.” Consider yourself lucky if you happen to stumble across one of his playa paintings, because it won’t be there long. By raking up the wet sand at low tide, he is able to make contrasting sand colors. He even offers his services, helping people propose. Or even teaching others to create these beachscapes as part of a team building exercise. According to Andres, it only takes a couple of hours once the tide is low enough to create the designs. Andres’ creations are simply stunning and knowing that these delicate creations are temporary somehow makes them even more beautiful.
You should definitely Like Andres On Facebook and Visit His Web Site where you can buy prints of his designs if you want.
Share his work. It’s truly awesome.
Source: viralnova.com

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Paintings made with Buttons

Mind Blowing Paintings made by miscellaneous objects.

An outstanding artist Jane Elizabeth Perkins in her Plastic Classics art series, used many miscellaneous objects she found, like buttons, pins, clips, pen cap, plastic toys, LEGO pieces, key chain, keys, etc. She have re-created paintings like DaVinci’s Mona Lisa, and made portraits of famous Albert Einstein, Queen of Britain, and Nelson Mandela.

When you inspect closely, it will be revealed that many minor forgotten objects she have used to make these beautiful and impressionist painting. She have used many objects in its original form, not even the colour have been used for most of the objects. Her skills are unmatched and her work is so impressive and astonishing that we couldn’t stop ourselves from sharing it with you guys. Please check the very innovative work done by an artist from UK. Observe and watch closely and you will be amazed to find the objects she have used for her impressive paintings. I loved it.

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Images via: Jane Perkins website

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Strange, Twisted Artwork

Strange Artwork for your enjoyment.

reposted from:  http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/6AKCpQ/:1YK8Fx7Fy:SGoAX8rL/www.etoday.ru/2010/03/ozhivshie-predmeti-terri-borde.php/

www.bentobjects.blogspot.com

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Art Using Coins

Interlocked Coins Form Complex Geometric Sculptures

Source:  My Modern Art via StumbleUpon


When artist Robert Wechsler comes across a large number of coins, he doesn’t just trade them in for dollar bills like everybody else. Instead, he sees an opportunity for art. Using quarters, dimes, and pennies, Wechsler recently developed this series of complex geometric forms, simply called Money, as a commission for The New Yorker‘s October 14, 2013 money-themed issue.

Whether electronic or material, we all use currency on a daily basis. Through his work, Wechsler invites us to look at the highly valued metal and paper forms with a different perspective. From fresh, shiny, and new, to aged and completely worn, Wechsler uses not just US currency, but also coins from places including Canada, Belize, and Hong Kong. He carefully cuts notches into each coin and manually joins them together to create the fascinating variety of shapes and patterns.

In all of his art, the artist reworks objects and shapes into creative shapes and structures, and he says, “My work seeks to awaken undiscovered virtue in everyday objects and spaces by challenging commonplace associations through careful intervention.”

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Art Made Out of Colored Pencils – Not With Them

As you know, I look for unusual and/or bizarre things that I like in the world of art.  My favorites are using different materials – such as street art, the finger art, dots, nails, etc.  In this case I came across the work of Jennifer Maestre who used colored pencils not too color, but as the materials for some sculpting.  See if you like them as well. – MB

Art Made Out of Colored Pencils – Not With Them

From a very first look at these wonderfully detailed colored pencil sculptures by Jennifer Maestre, it should come as no surprise that her artwork was initially inspired by spiny sea urchins – beautiful be dangerous to the touch.  For each sculpture, Jennifer hacks apart hundreds of colored pencils, cores them perpendicular to their length and turns them into beads, essentially, which she then meticulously stitches back together and slowly shapes into solid sculptures.  Though her beginnings were with creatures of the water, Jennifer quickly expanded her subject matter to cover other organic objects – from plants and flowers to house pets and more abstract animals.

While some of her work has a planned form from the very beginning, other pieces morph and shift as they take shape into something completely unplanned but nonetheless compelling.  While her work continues to evolve, this incredible artist has had dozens of exhibitions over the past decade and has also won numerous awards, pushing herself in new directions while exploring the limits of her unique approach.

 

 

Source:  http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/54z5ll/:ZD_qMAK9:SGoAX8rL/dornob.com/beyond-drawing-creative-colored-pencil-art-sculpture/

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