Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'cardboard' (3)

Artist Cuts into Cardboard to Create Old Hollywood Portraits

Rather than simply throwing away a cardboard box, artist Giles Oldershaw redesigns the discarded packaging he comes across as creative, layered portraits. By carving and tearing away at the material, Oldershaw exposes the ribbed texture sealed within. His meticulous precision and artistic ingenuity results in a spectacular set of Cardboard Relief…


Added by Pinar on August 9, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Figurative Cardboard Sculptures Spring to Life

Berlin-based artist Bartek Elsner works with paper and cardboard to produce impeccable replicas of objects ranging from a simple boxed video cassette to a multi-textured chainsaw. While the medium in this series titled The Paper Stuff is reminiscent of Chris Gilmour's cardboard…


Added by Pinar on May 1, 2012 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Restructuring Cardboard Boxes into Life-Size Objects

Placing your empty cardboard boxes in the recycling bin is one way of effectively dealing with the common material, but artist Chris Gilmour opts to sculpturally mimic objects with them instead. The English sculptor reworks average cardboard boxes to construct incredibly detailed replicas of varied objects ranging in size from a teacup to a grand piano. It's hard to believe…


Added by Pinar on April 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment


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