Awesome Sculptures

Death Star Trench Wood Map

Death Star Trench Wood Map
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Origin Artwork offers this highly-detailed laser-etched 3D wood model of the Death Star’s famous trench from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. It’s ready to be wall-mounted and comes in three sizes – 8″x 16″, 10″x 20″ and 20″x 40″.

Sculpting Toejam and Earl

Sculpting Toejam and Earl

Toejam and Earl are two of artist Sculpture_Geek’s favorite video game characters. Stoked with the release of Toejam & Earl: Back in the Groove, he sculpted busts of the alien rappers out of Chavant clay and Sculpey. Skip to 3:23 for the time-lapse.

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A Garden of Paper Guns

A Garden of Paper Guns

Artist Li Hongbo is known for making sculptural works of art using stacks of paper glued together, then cut to open accordion style. In a recent installation, he created roughly 2000 guns which transform into a colorful and surreal garden.

RoBOTL Robot Sculpture

RoBOTL Robot Sculpture

Design studio Giò Forma was hired by Timberland to create a giant robot sculpture out of recycled plastic bottles. On display for Milan Design Week 2019, it’s a nod to Timberland’s ReBOTL material, a key part of their sustainability efforts.

Wooden Pixel Lounger

Wooden Pixel Lounger

Woodworker Lignum shows off another fantastic build – a sculptural lounge chair crafted from bits and pieces of wood cut into small slats, glued together, then sanded smooth to reveal an eye-catching pixelated pattern.

Burning Ghost Rider Sculpture

Burning Ghost Rider Sculpture

Artist Steven Richter follows up on his epic Nazi facemelt sculpture with another iconic hothead. This time, he crafted a clay skull, wrapped it with a papier mache Nicolas Cage face, then burned it off to reveal the Ghost Rider beneath his skin.

The Parting of the Plastic Sea

The Parting of the Plastic Sea

“A straw used for just minutes exists for 450 years. By 2050, there will be more plastic in the sea than fish.” Artist Von Wong worked with Zero Waste Saigon, Starbucks Vietnam and dozens of volunteers to gather and turn 168,000 used straws into an art installation.

The Hoop Dream Studio

The Hoop Dream Studio
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Founded by artist Jarrett Ellis, The Hoop Dream Studio makes limited-edition basketball hoops that evoke luxury and opulence. They’re almost a commentary about the status of professional players in society, if it weren’t for the fact that they’re for sale.

Full-size LEGO Silverado

Full-size LEGO Silverado

While it’s not as fast as the life-size LEGO Bugatti, this LEGO replica of a Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss is still quite the feat. It took 18 builders over 2,000 hours to construct from over 334,000 bricks. It’s on display at the 2019 NAIAS in Detroit.

The Market Stock Market Tracker

The Market Stock Market Tracker

August & Wonder’s connected kinetic sculpture tilts to indicate day-over-day changes in a stock market or cryptocurrency using a bull for increases in value, and a bear for decreases. It’s available in wired and wireless variants, and limited to 300 units.

Porky Hefer Animal Chairs

Porky Hefer Animal Chairs

Designer Porky Hefer makes large chairs with whimsical animal designs. His latest collection features endangered species such as the polar bear, a blue whale and a great white shark, and are made of eco-friendly or recycled materials.

Chisel & Mouse Cityscapes

Chisel & Mouse Cityscapes
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Chisel & Mouse makes handmade plaster cityscapes that are ready to be mounted on walls or displayed flat on a surface. Each cityscape – or mountainscape – is made from a 3D printed mold created from satellite data, then plaster cast by hand.

Ghostkubes

Ghostkubes

After wowing us with his amazing folding structures a few years back, designer Erik Åberg decided to put them into production. The Ghostkubes comes with reconfigurable plastic cubes which can move and collapse to create mindbending interactive 3D sculptures.

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Star Wars Epic Moments Sculptures

Star Wars Epic Moments Sculptures
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The Bradford Exchange has started a subscription-based collection of sculptures based on classic moments from the Star Wars movies. The Star Wars Epic Moments Sculpture Collection starts with the Snowspeeder taking down an AT-AT Walker.

Bookshelf Back-Alley

Bookshelf Back-Alley
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The artist Monde makes unique dioramas that are meant to be inserted between books in a bookshelf. The dioramas look like urban back-alleys, with air conditioners, pipes, windows and doors. They even have working lights.

Carving Wooden Wings

Carving Wooden Wings

Maker of woo-den things Bobby Duke Arts shows us how to make a real work of art using something as mundane as the pine 2x4s that are used as wall studs in construction. The result of his creative efforts is a pair of wings that make a sweet wall hanging.

Sculpting Geoffrey the Giraffe

Sculpting Geoffrey the Giraffe

Sculpture_Geek made a heartfelt tribute to Toys R’ Us by sculpting and coloring a bust of the company’s mascot, Geoffrey the Giraffe. He also made an equally detailed base for the sculpture. Fans of the store could be in for a pleasant surprise though!

Burning Man 2018 Hyperlapse

Burning Man 2018 Hyperlapse

(Flashing lights) Burning Man is known for its gigantic sculptures and art installations, and it seems like this year’s festival did not disappoint in the least. Mark Day shares this hyperlapse he made of what was up at this year’s Black Rock City.

Animated LEGO Sculpture

Animated LEGO Sculpture

Tested checked out LEGO enthusiast Flynn de Marco and his friend’s Treasure of the Snake Queen. It’s a six-level animated LEGO sculpture that tells the tale of five adventurers on a quest to defeat the titular monster. It even has lights and sound effects.

LEGO Cross-country Skier

LEGO Cross-country Skier

LEGO fanatic Jason Allemann continues to add to his collection of sweet brick-built automatons. His latest construction is a mechanized cross-country skier who effortlessly glides across the smooth LEGO snow below his tiny plastic feet.

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Sculpting Hellboy

Sculpting Hellboy

For his latest build, LoreCraft created an amazing, life-size bust of one of our favorite characters of all time, the red-faced, smart-mouthed, and generally badass Hellboy, complete with his iconic devil’s horn stumps and a smoking cigar.

Waterfall Skyscraper

Waterfall Skyscraper

While the building has yet to be completed, we still are wowed by the idea that a 400 foot-tall skyscraper has a working 350 foot-tall waterfall built into its facade. The Liebian International Building is being built in Guiyang, China. Sadly, they can’t run it all the time.

Hank Cheng’s Dioramas

Hank Cheng’s Dioramas

Taiwanese artist Hank Cheng makes incredibly realistic dioramas and scale models. Whether he’s making vehicles, store exteriors or bedroom interiors, the finished work will make your jaw drop. Check out more of his work on his Instagram and Facebook pages.

Cuckoo Blocks

Cuckoo Blocks

Guido Zimmermann’s Cuckoo Blocks are urban twists on the cuckoo clock. The buildings Guido uses for inspiration are those with mixed reputations, such as those that are considered eyesores and a low-cost housing that has been turned into a hip building.

Sculpting Venom

Sculpting Venom

Watch in awe as sculptor LoreCraft takes a mound of clay and a rudimentary structure, and turns it into an awesomely terrifying likeness of Marvel’s great antihero, Venom, complete with loads of nasty looking teeth and a tongue even Gene Simmons would be envious of.

Sideshow Alien Queen Maquette

Sideshow Alien Queen Maquette

Sideshow Collectibles shows off the work that went into what is likely the most impressively-detailed scale replica of the queen from Aliens ever made. Designed with the help of Legacy Effects, this incredible sculpture will look great alongside your $1000 Alien King.

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