Sculpture Archive

Incredible Calabash Handmade Lamps by Calabarte

Within six years of time, the mysteriously sounding word “Calabarte" has become well known among handicraftsmen and artisans around the globe. Although the calabash – the name of the fruit Calabarte is derived from – originally comes from exotic countries, the artist who has taken the ancient craft of gourd-carving to the next level lives […]

Porcelain Creatures by Sophie Woodrow

British artist Sophie Woodrow creates beautifully bizarre porcelain sculptures. These ethereal human and animal forms are created with her own hands with delicate precision. Mysterious and mind-blowing at the same time, the characters possess a lively glow and almost human. Each piece is hand-built, involving coiling, incising and impressing to create a delicately textured surface. According […]

Watermelon Food Sculptures by Clive Copper

We often see the sculpting of wood and ice. From our streets to our work places, they are very readily found. However, food sculptures, let alone fruit sculptures, is really something worth noting. For example Clive Cooper’s watermelon sculptures of different creatures and characters. This Canadian artist does not go to the market and buy watermelons to […]

Twisty Wood Sculptures by Xavier Puente Vilardell

Xavier Puente Vilardell is the artist who is responsible for these awesomely twisted wood sculptures. His pieces feature spirals, twists, and seemingly-impossible curves. What’s impressive about his pieces is that they’re hand-carved out of a single piece of hardwood. Xavier prefers using pine for his sculptures, but utilizes other fine-grained hardwoods as well. Carving, regardless of the […]

Tattooed Porcelain Dolls by Jessica Harrison

Scotland-based artist Jessica Harrison makes a different take on your grandmother’s porcelain dolls. The dolls have their staple grace and beauty, but Jessica adds an edgy style to it with sailor tattoos covering their arms and necks. She studied sculpture in the Edinburgh College of Arts and one of her focus in her works is […]

Recycling Old Toys and Clothing for Sculptures by Hoda Zarbaf

What do you do with your old toys, pillows and stuffed toys when you’ve outgrown them? It’s either you throw them away or you pass it on to others, right? That’s not the case with Toronto-based artist Hoda Zarbaf. Pre-owned clothing, old toys, and recycled textiles are some of her arsenal to create figurative sculptures. […]

Enchanting Fairies by Robin Wight

England-based sculptor Robin Wight creates whimsical fairy sculptures with the use of stainless steel wires. These fairies are the result of his very artistic imagination when, not so long ago, he took a photo of his garden. The photo gave his imagination a spin as he saw a somewhat faint figure of a fairy on […]

Troll Selfies – Creepy Creatures by Impsandthings

Impsandthings is a sculptor and art teacher. Her real name is yet unknown, which leads me to think that she’s maybe a fairy of some sort. After all anonymity is all the protection she’s got. And while she reveals herself to be an art teacher, that doesn’t mean she teaches humans. The quality if her […]

A Masterpiece 10 Years in the Making – Sculpture by Ra Paulette

Ra Paulette is the badass artist who carved out an entire sandstone cave – just because he could. It started ten years ago when Ra took a backpack, a wheelbarrow, and his four-legged best friend, and went tramping across New Mexico. The area was littered with sandstone caves which sparked a long-time passion inside him. […]

Quilled Paper Carpets by Lisa Nilsson

Quilling is a tedious artistic process where paper is meticulously rolled and arranged to create elaborate designs. Lisa Nilsson is a spectacular sculptor who specializes in this particular craft. She has more than just mastered the art of quilling, she excels in it. No one even comes close. She has already had several exhibitions of […]

Wired – Majestic Wire Sculptures by Clive Maddison

Clive Maddison is not just a talented sculptor, he’s also an author. His ongoing series of wire sculptures is actually a homage to the vast diversity of the natural world. Clive creates wire tree sculptures from a single, long strand of silver wire. He doesn’t solder or glue anything together. He makes each piece by […]

Wooden Metros – Sculptures by James McNabb

James McNabb used to be a furniture maker, until he discovered that it was way more fun to make art. His work has been described by some as ‘sketching with a band saw’ which, when you look at his work, is not entirely untrue. James’ preferred medium is wood, and he uses different types in […]

Liquid Glass – Sculptures by Ben Young

Ben Young is a young, self-taught artist currently based in Sydney. He is the artist behind these realistic looking concrete and glass sculptures. Ben was born in New Zealand and raised in Maihi Beach. His proximity to the ocean while growing up has profoundly affected his inclinations as an artist. His day job is building […]

Awesome Do-It-Yourself 3D Paper Animals by Wolfram Kampffmeyer

Wolfram Kampffmeyer is a talented German artist who is the creative force behind these awesome three dimensional paper sculptures. The animals come in soft pastel colors and look like badly rendered computer generated images. What’s mind-blowing is that they’re not. They’re real, tangible, hand-made sculptures made out of paper. Their resemblance to computer rendered models […]

Unique Sand Art by Andrew Clemens

Andrew Clemens is an Iowa-born artist who died 120 years ago. That’s a small sample of his work above, and no, it’s not Photoshop. The images inside the glass was created by carefully pouring colored sand into the glass in layers. Spill some the wrong way and you’ll have to pour out the whole thing […]

Solar Paintings by Jordan Mang-osan

Remember when you were a kid and you used to go out on a sunny day with a magnifying glass in hand to burn your way into whatever was available (ants, dried leaves, the ends of you sister’s pigtails)? Well, Filipino artist Jordan Mang-osan has turned the destructive power of the childhood past time into […]

Stony Secrets – Installations by Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl

These harmonious stone installations are the work of Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl. Andreas is the one who works with the stones. He has been handling them for the past twenty years. Tha fact that he grew up near a stone quarry probably had something to do with his affinity for stones. Naomi, on the other […]

Fascinating Glass Sculptures by Dale Chihuly

Dale Chihuly is the artist behind these unique and colorful glass sculptures. He studied interior design at the University of Washington. It was then that he was introduced into glass making. After graduating in 1965, he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin in the first ever glass program in the country. He went to work in a glass factory […]

Intricate Laser-cut Wood Sculptures by Martin Tomsky

Martin Tomsky is a very gifted freelance graphic artist and illustrator. Both of these talents translate well when applied to the art of wood carving. Martin’s creations range from tiny wooden pendants to ambitious, custom-made jobs that cost thousands of dollars. Each of his pieces are made of layers of precision-cut wood of different shades […]

Quilled – Paper Art by Yulia Brodskaya

The paper art of qiulling involves rolling and bending strips of paper and gluing their sides to a surface to create a design. Moscow-born artist Yulia Brodskaya has taken quilled paper craft to the next level with an explosion of color and detail. She first worked as a graphic designer and illustrator, then made the switch to […]

Extraordinary Leaf Art by Omid Asadi

Paper cut-outs seem to be in vogue these days. Artist Omid Asadi chose a very different medium to cut-up. Omid workds with fallen leaves and turns them into small pieces of biodegradable fine art. He uses a very sharp craft knife and a needle to achieve his goal of turning dried up old leaves into […]

Overlook – Intricate Woodcut by Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth

Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth are the dual artistic forces behind the Tugboat print shop. They have been making a fair number of limited edition woodcut prints for the past couple of years. Their latest creation is a 28” by 46” masterpiece which took them around two years to design, carve, and finish. “Overlook” is […]

Chocolate LEGO Bricks and Creations by Akihiro Mizuuchi

Akihiro Mizuuchi has found a way to combine deliciousness LEGO by creating LEGO blocks made entirely out of chocolate. The chocolate blocks come in different flavors and colors: white, dark, pink, and milk chocolate. Akihiro hasevenmae several LEGO robots using the different colored bricks. Sadly, most people would rather EAT the bricks rather than play […]