Eggshell Carvings by Gary LeMaster. Gary LeMaster has to be one of the world’s most gifted sculptors.
ShareThis Copy and Paste. Beautifully Layered Paper Sculptures (8 pieces) Self-taught Korean artist Cheong-ah Hwang creates beautiful and intricate works of art that are made entirely out of paper.
In order to gain exposure and fund a project to make low-cost prints of her Little Red Riding Hood layered paper sculpture, she joined Kickstarter. She ended up raising $570 which far exceeded her goal of $250! The Columbus, Ohio-based wife and mom wants to ultimately become a full-time professional artist. In my opinion, she's already well on her way. Artist Brian Dettmer Carves Old Books into Intricate Narrative Sculptures Brian Dettmer – Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World.
Most of Dettmer’s focus is on books, favoring out of date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books and dictionaries.
He begins carving away arbitrarily at the pages, letting the images reveal themselves as he moves through his process. He seals the edges of the books to ensure precision, which also transforms the splayed edges to look like a smooth and sanded piece of wood. Carefully extracting bits and pieces, he creates a narrative within the books’ contents, revealing selected sentences and images. The spines are bent and contorted to juxtapose different sections of the books together. No sections are removed or added, Dettmer simply works with the existing structure of each book. Quilling - Turning Paper Strips into Intricate Artworks. Quilling has been around for hundreds of years, but it’s still as impressive and popular now as it was during the Renaissance.
The art of quilling first became popular during the Renaissance, when nuns and monks would use it to roll gold-gilded paper and decorate religious objects, as an alternative to the expensive gold filigree. Later, during the 18th and 19th centuries, it became a favorite pass-time of English ladies who created wonderful decorations for their furniture and candles, through quilling. Basically, the quilling process consists of cutting strips of paper, and rolling them with a special tool. It sounds simple enough, but special skill is required to create more advanced shapes like marquises, arrowheads or holly leaves. All through the years, the art of quilling has remained almost unchanged, but new specialty supplies now allow quilling masters to create anything from detailed 3-D figures to wall-sized museum installations.
Reddit Stumble. Books Transformed Into Visual Art - Green Diary. Origami artists have been transforming paper into varied, visually striking works of art since centuries.
However, an entirely different wagon of artists has stretched it across the paper and is creating the same magic with books. Had these books not been morphed into unusual artworks, you might have seen them bedecking some landfill, a ditch or a waste-bin. Who knows? Anyhow, after passing through some skilled hands, they have gotten more appealing than they were ever. Since seeing is believing, hit the jump to see a full list of book art awaiting your approval: Anagram Bookshop (Prague) promotional images from Kaspen deserve a glance for sure. Known as Robert The, the Kingston-based artist outshines all. Brian Dettemer is one of the masters of this weirdly green art. Casey Curran etches his art on books with a scissor.
UK artist S. Lucille Moroni works with 19th century church books and missals to create art. Folded books by Denise Kiggan are just incredible! The art of cutting leaves The art of cutting leaves Posted on 09 January 2010 by admin Natural leaf carving is actual manual cutting and removal of a leaf’s surface to produce an art work on a leaf.
The process of carving is performed by artists using tools to carefully the surface without cutting or removing the veins.