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Skateboard Sculpture

Skateboard Sculpture
Now that’s a sick madness! If you have never heard about Japanese wood sculptor named Haroshi, go get the wind of his most original conceptual art. As a creator of amazingly beautiful wooden sculptures out of old, crashed and broken skateboard decks, Haroshi passed for a man of considerable resourcefulness. His multicolored and meticulously sculpted art pieces simply astound with lifelike affinity, so in whichever way it’s even possible to mistake them for being real! In his works he stacks many layers with all piece elements being connected either in their original form or in shapes to form wooden mosaic, dots, and pixels. After that they’re cut down to size, shaven to get rid of the debris, and afterwards coated with a final glossy finish. Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source

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15 awesome illustrators you should know is really impressive to see how many talented illustrators there are out there, sharing their work on the Internet. For your inspiration, I have compiled a list of 15 illustrators that rock. 1. Tang Yau Hoong 2. Iain MacArthur Q&A with Blake Boston (Scumbag Steve) Disclaimer: This article contains explicit language! In the past week, we’ve been talking over e-mails with Blake Boston, also known as Scumbag Steve on the Internets. Based on a Myspace picture of Blake taken circa 2006, the image macro series quickly thrived into everyone’s favorite joke about “that guy” who’s fading away in our memories of high school years, still blasting that mix CD out of his souped up Honda in school parking lot (even though he was expelled years ago).

Big Doodle Big sharpie doodle! Big Doodle - sharpie on mat board - 40" x 32" Artwork © Lawrence Yang 2009 my blog | my site | purchase inquiries Yarn Bombing / Guerrilla Crochet – A Collection More info. More info. More info. More Yarn Bombing and Guerrilla Crochet: 1) B-Arbeiten 2) Agata Olek 3) Yarnbombing 4) Stickkontakt Leave a reply Related posts Creepy, Crusty, Crumbling: Illegal Tour of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans ... Hurricane Katrina killed this clown. According to the photographer, “An abandoned Six Flags amusement park, someone spray painted ‘Six Flags 2012 coming soon’ on the wall above the downed head. But they were clownin.’ Six Flags will never rebuild here.” That’s sad, but much of New Orleans has not been restored to her former glory. This defunct amusement park on the city’s eastern edge must surely serve as a constant reminder that Katrina tried to wash them off the map.

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