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Amazing Pop Culture Paper Sculptures

Artist Cheong-ah Hwang has been perfecting her paper sculpting skills since childhood, and her works feature characters that look like they’re leaping off the page. From superheroes to storybook scenes, these are some seriously cool paper sculptures! Link  –via Nerd Approved

Animated Street Art

I’d like to say that you could see a display like this in real life, but this animated .gif is actually a series of photographs taken in sequence. Street artist INSA made it and others by painstakingly painting each frame. You can see other such animated works by INSA at the link. Link | Artist’s Website

Game Over

Henry Hargreaves is the artist who brought us Deep Fried Gadgets. His latest series of works is called Game Over. Taking games from my childhood I wanted to strip away the color making the games themselves useless but draw the viewers attention to how beautiful and sculptural the forms themselves become as stand alone objects. See more [...]

Disturbingly Cool Mask Sculptures

Swedish artist Axel Torvenius sculptures are like fragments of a nightmare, masks which show faces in the midst of transformation and other dark works which explore bodily deconstruction and mortality. They’re hauntingly beautiful and should appeal to Halloweenies who also have love for fine art, check out the rest of Axel’s works at the link below. Link [...]

Banana Drawings

Artist Stephan Brusche of Rotterdam composes playful drawings on bananas and posts them on Instagram. He calls them “bananastagrams.” I love this giraffe that can reach the highest tree branches. Link | Artist’s Website

Scooby-Doo Nails

Nail artist Kayleigh O’Connor is a continuoussourceof amusement to us here at Neatorama. Ruh-roh! It looks like the Mystery Gang has to expose four frauds at work. O’Connor posted these a week ago. She’d probably still have them if it weren’t for those meddling kids. Gallery -via The Mary Sue

Feathered Piranha

You really don’t have to worry about most species of piranha. As long as you stay out of the water, they won’t kill you. Now flying piranhas, they’re a different story. Here’s a specimen preserved by taxidermy artist Julien Salaud. They look pretty, but you don’t want one coming up to your bird feeder. Link -via [...]

On Space Time Foam

Argentinian artist Tomas Saraceno was inspired by the spacetime foam theory of quantum mechanics to create his artwork On Space Time Foam, which lets participants walk on a giant floating structure of clear plastic. It looks like a lot of fun! Link [...]

Clown Skull

Alas, poor Giggles! I knew him, Horatio; a fellow of infinite jest. I hope that artist Vik Muniz returns the clown’s skull to the churchyard for proper burial. Artist’s Website -via Wunderkammer

Marilyn Sunderlin’s Amazing Gourds

Marilyn Sunderlin, an artist in Utah, takes dried gourds and turns them into colorful sculptures: I carve the gourds with a high-speed carving/engraving tool that is powered by compressed air, which I purchased from Profitable Hobbies for the fine detail carving. I purchased the Optima II Plus carving tool from Treeline (The Woodcarvers Specialist), for larger [...]