All Blog Posts Tagged 'toothpicks' (2)

Beautiful Arrangements of Toothpicks and Matches



Artist and full-time professor Jay Wilson says he uses "humble materials" like toothpicks and matches to create these beautiful works. I love how he incorporates typography and how you can see the red tips of the matches in the deers' antlers or in the lettering. In addition to toothpicks and safety matches, he uses just glue and T-pins.

"The work is complex in arrangement and…

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Added by alice on February 16, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Mind-Blowing Toothpick Sculptures



Scott Weaver is truly the definition of perseverance. 35 years ago he began his work on Rolling Through the Bay, an insanely complex kinetic sculpture made entirely of toothpicks! Weaver’s elaborate sculpture is made up of multiple “tours” that have pingpong balls moving through the iconic symbols of San Francisco. He has spent well over 3,000 hours on this project.



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Added by Alyssa Anda on April 25, 2011 at 1:30pm — 9 Comments

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