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The myriad forms and infinite textures seen in the animal kingdom hold my attention and encourage further exploration. This is why I indulge in the creation of my paper sculptures. Utilising the traditional paper mache technique, these sculptures are made from discarded newspapers and finished with pages from pre-loved books.
Stand-alone keyboards are nearly obsolete as most of us begin ditching desktop computers for laptops and tablets, meaning most of those plastic keys end up in landfills. But artist Sarah Frost collects these keys and uses them to create wall art with a pixelated look, the keys nearly unidentifiable when viewed from afar.
Review by susan lomuto: The images below are of large scale sculptures made with fluted recycled cardboard. Waste. Tracy Luff manages to take this humble material and create forms that are at once other-worldly, organic and sensual. Luff uses the cut edges of the cardboard to create the texture and form that bring these sculptures to life. They seem to sway and move, dance and nod. MORE examples here
Artist Khalil Chishtee is a sculpter creating human form from discarded plastic bags. His works often express the feelings of sorrow, dejection and even victimhood. As they are created from items that are used once and then discarded adds to the layers of meaning in his work. His work is one part commentary on waste and consumption, and one part reflection of the human experience.
Posts from swissmiss: Rob Greenfield collected 30 days of trash, living like the average American and then turned the mountain into a suit he could wear. The purpose of this project was to create a memorable visual of how much garbage one American creates. Powerful! It visualizes clearly how much individual actions matter and how much they add up.
Tire recycling is the process of recycling vehicles’ tires that are no longer suitable for use. These tires are among the largest sources of waste, due to the large volume produced and their durability. We present you a gallery of examples that teach you how to recycle tires or how to transform them in useful objects for our homes. Cool Grass Tire Stools source Fun Filled Tire Swings source Painted Tire Sofas source Rope Covered Tire Ottoman source Tire Inner Tube Wrapped Seat source source ...