Upon hearing the words “Tooth Fairy,” most of us probably conjure up sweet, fluttering little fairies. Invictus Designs has a different idea:
Yes, kids…all the times you thought this was visiting you in your sleep…
Shhh…don’t tell the others.
My kindred spirit Cat referred to Spoon Theory today in a kind comment about my health. I immediately wanted to symbolically give her a special spoon, and the best way I could think to do so was with an image search for the most bizarre renditions of the final Hey Diddle Diddle lines.
Even as a child, I thought this Mother Goose nursery rhyme was truly ridiculous. I guess all nursery rhymes are. But if you need a refresher for this one:
Turns out anthropomorphized plates and flatware inspire a wide spectrum of artistic interpretation, both vintage and modern. Take a look!
I’ve posted many images of gorgeous paper cutting over the years, but Cybele Young has her own spin on papercraft: constructing miniature exact replicas of real world items, and juxtapozing them in a kind of dialogue.
I think this sculpture by Sung Jae Kim would make a great decoration to haul out at the beginning of summertime.
You can see this little guy come to life step by step HERE.
When I was a child, occasionally I’d experiment with “shaping” my pencil point in different ways (which involved simply flattening or rounding one side more than the rest).
Salavat Fidai takes the possibilities of pencil points to a whole new level.
Kazuhiro Tsuji is a large scale hyperrealist sculptor, who taught himself to imitate life through trial, error and meticulous mimicry.
KriSoft, aka Christophe Goussault, is a French illustrator and paper mache sculptor.