If you have the creative bent of mind and have clear idea of what possible designs can be created with the available resources without much extra investment, nothing can stop! Creativity, proper usage of available materials and out-of-the-box idea can lead you to craft stunning piece of art.
Be it toothpicks, or stapler pins, ingenious artists around the globe keep coming up with the artworks that leave the spectators wide mouth opened. Peter Root’s Ephemicropolis does the same for the very fact that it is not run of the mill instead it’s a beautiful city design made up of 100,000 stapler pins.
Yes, you read it just correct! Stacks of staples broken into varying sizes from full stacks about 12cm high down to single staples and arranged in a crafty way to form the city design.
Dubbed Ephemicropolis, the artwork crafted entirely from staples is an incredible modern cityscape. Artist Peter Root created the urban spread out by carefully placing 100,000 pieces of the tiny office stationery in building-like stacks. Using approx 600x300cm floor area and spending long 40 hours, Peter used stapler pins that otherwise are considered to be just meant to perform one task for which it is made.
Dalton Ghetti, 49 year old Brazilian lives in Connecticut, USA but promises to leave people all over the world amazed. Let me not play with words and baffle you all. Allow me to introduce you all to one ingenious artist who is well known as the ‘pencil guy’. He got this name for the very good reason that he creatively plays with pencils.
Just give a sewing needle, a razor blade, a sculpting knife and pencils; you will be stunned to see the creative artwork he comes up with. Dalton started carving tree bark when he was a child and experimented with everything from soap to chalk before settling on graphite.
Pencil art you all may argue is not something new in the field of creative artwork, what makes Dalton definitely stand apart from the crowd? Quite a genuine question for all those who haven’t witnessed the masterpieces by him! Many artists have used pencils to create beautiful pieces of work but Dalton creates stunning masterpieces on the tips and leaves people spell bound.
Nothing other than stupendous images of the pencil art by the microscopic artist Dalton Ghetti can be showed off to make you believe the words of praise. (Scroll down to check them out). Carpenter by trade, Ghetti carves the graphite of the pencils in his spare time and doesn’t do all this for money.
Meet Scott Weaver, who has devoted 35 years of his life crafting sculptures that left the spectators awe-struck. Letting his creative juices flow, Scott started playing creatively with toothpicks in the year 1968 when he was just 8 years old. Initially, this artistic ingenious created structures that were abstract and about 2-4 feet tall and then he never looked back. He just grew up as an individual and the creative artist.
His creative artworks include-sculpture with a ping-pong ball rolling through it, the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street sculptors, Rolling Through the Bay. All these with the toothpicks that you all till date surely thought solved just one purpose. For Scott Weaver, toothpicks were never just mere pieces that lie on the dining table or restaurant tables instead these small sticks served the purpose of raw material for crafting the masterpieces.
Scott’s San Francisco sculpture known by the name ‘Rolling Through the Bay’ stands apart with numerous hidden balls running in the snake around the sculpture. On top of that, each run is a tour of a different part of the city which makes it all the more fabulous.
Would you believe me if I tell you all that Scott spent nearly 3,000 hours to build the toothpick model and installation of “Rolling Through the Bay” with 100,000 toothpicks of different brands. All that Scott used to craft these toothpick sculptures is glue, toothpicks and an incredible amount of ingenuity.