Monthly Archives: August 2013

Size Matters

There are times when artwork relies on its sheer scale to create an impact on the viewer. This 28-foot-tall sculpture was made by Richard Jackson and caused quite a stir at the Orange County Museum of Art. The title of … Continue reading

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Bicycle chain dogs

Nirit Levav is a multi-talented artist whose work includes sculpture, fashion design, jewellery and pottery. She was born in Tel Aviv and inherited a passion for using recycled material in her artwork from her mother Ilana. Her father was the … Continue reading

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Eco art on a giant scale

Eco art or the use of recycled materials for artwork comes in all shapes and sizes but there is no denying the impact made by some of the biggest creations. The recycling of discarded materials to create something new and … Continue reading

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Richard Kolb’s Yardbirds

The metal garden sculptures of American Artist Richard Kolb are a perfect illustration of what can be achieved by working with recycled material. His business name is “Yardbirds” and he produces these whimsical garden sculptures of various animals using scrap … Continue reading

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The Ghostly figures of Derek Kinzett

Derek Kinzett was born in Gloucestershire in 1966 and moved to Wiltshire eleven years later, taking his Degree course in Art and Design at the local college in 1984. His work in wire mesh has really caught the imagination of … Continue reading

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Sarah-Jane Coleby – Needle Felt Artist

Needle felting is a fibre arts craft that creates felt without the use of water. The artist uses special needles that are used in industrial felting as a sculpting tool. They have notches along the shaft of the needle that … Continue reading

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