This post is dedicated to the idea that creativity can flow out of any of us. Everywhere you look these days, you see people turning something quite ordinary into something unbelievably extraordinary. Like Yuken Teruya who delicately carves commercial paper bags and transforms them into magnificent miniature trees or Maurizio Savini who turns Hubba Bubba into high art, these artists are the ones who remind us that the best kind of art isn't the most complicated, it's the kind that leaves us with an experience.

Medium: Trash

Lips by Tom Deininger [Link]

Medium: Recycled Carrier Bags

Eden Project [Via WebUrbanist]

Medium: Colored Pencils

Jennifer Maestre [Link]

Medium: Discarded Shopping Bags

Yuken Teruya [Link]

Medium: Dice and Gambling Chips

Liu Jianhua [Link]

Medium: Jello

Liz Hickok [Link]

Medium: Cassette Tapes

iri5 [Link]

Medium: Post-it Notes

ih8gates [Link]

Medium: Kodaimai Rice

Via Pink Tentacle

Medium: Chewing Gum

Maurizio Savini [Via Telegraph]

Medium: Traffic Barrels

Joseph Carnevale [Via Digg]

Medium: Prescription Bottles

Chemical Balance by Jean Shin [Link]

Medium: Discarded Lottery Tickets

Chance City by Jean Shin [Link]

Medium: Records

Sound Wave by Jean Shin [Link]

Medium: Dirt on a Car

Scott Wade [Link]

Medium: Bath Tubs

Donald Lipski [Link]

Medium: Beer Cans

Butterfly Art by Paul Villinski [Link]

Medium: Pantone Color Chips

Bates141 Jakarta [Via Scene360]

Medium: Cake

Scott Hove [Link]

Medium: Bic Pen

Juan Francisco Casas [Link]

Related:
Yuken Teruya - Magicial "Notice Forest" (10 photos)
Shanghai Made of Gambling Chips and Dice: Italy
Stunning Models of San Francisco Made of Jell-O - Liz Hickock: SF (...
Chewing Gum Art by Maurizio Savini: Rome, Italy
Butterfly Beer Cans

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Tags: art, artist, experience, trash

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Comment by Mark Huckabee on September 10, 2009 at 8:44am
Here's one more for you: SALT

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Comment by PANDA JU on September 9, 2009 at 9:33pm
My fav is Chemical Balance.
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