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Toilet Roll Art

By on June 2, 2017 in Art, Janitorial, Toilet Tissue with 0 Comments
Toilet Roll Art

A toilet roll is an everyday object, and an unglamorous one in most people’s eyes. Yet French artist Anastassia Elias has created enchanting snapshots of life from the humble cardboard tubes found inside loo rolls. In her book entitled Rouleaux, Elias presents an impressive 67 paper sculptures, represented in more than 150 photographs and 28 […]

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Pushpin Art

Pushpin Art

They’re pushpins – but not as you know them! American artist Eric Daigh astounded the art world when he created amazing mosaic portraits from different coloured pushpins – a feat which took many hours to pull off. Michigan-based Daigh is a process artist who starts his pushpin projects by taking a series of photographs. He […]

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James Haggerty, Stapler Artist

By on April 20, 2017 in Art, Desktop Essentials, Staplers with 0 Comments
James Haggerty, Stapler Artist

A New York artist has now used a total of 78,000 office staples to produce eco-friendly, sci-fi inspired art – and the force has remained with him! Lifelong Star Wars fan James Haggerty, a teacher from New York, has created several Star Wars masterpieces, including Darth Vader, Greedo and C-3PO. He explains on his website […]

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The Tallest Filing Cabinet in the World

By on April 13, 2017 in Art, Filing Cabinets, Fun, Office Furniture with 0 Comments
The Tallest Filing Cabinet in the World

Filing cabinets are declining in numbers because of the digital revolution – but one artist has made quite a monument out of them. Samuel Yates, an American conceptual artist, created a huge monolith from 60 filing cabinet drawers, creating a record-breaking cabinet in a field at Napa, California. To add to the intrigue of the […]

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Rebecca Murtaugh, Post-it Artist

By on March 30, 2017 in Art, Desktop Essentials with 0 Comments
Rebecca Murtaugh, Post-it Artist

Slapping a Post-it on to someone’s monitor is more fun than sending an email – it’s a message they can’t ignore. But would you have the stamina to stick thousands of Post-its all over the walls and furniture, like Californian artist Rebecca Murtaugh, for her installation To Mark a Significant Space in the Bedroom #1? […]

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Dalton Ghetti’s Miniscule Pencil Lead Sculptures

By on December 27, 2016 in Art, Pencils & Accessories with 0 Comments
Dalton Ghetti’s Miniscule Pencil Lead Sculptures

Do you get frustrated when you try to sharpen your pencil and then end up breaking the graphite? Most people who like to draw have had this experience a few times. That’s why the work of Dalton Ghetti is so amazing: he carves tiny mini-sculptures using the tips of graphite pencils – and even though […]

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Artist Carves Tiny Sculptures out of Pencil Lead

By on December 12, 2016 in Art, Fun, Pencils & Accessories with 0 Comments
Artist Carves Tiny Sculptures out of Pencil Lead

When is a pencil not a pencil? When it’s a train on rails of course! Nebraska-based artist Cindy Chinn carved the wood and graphite of a yellow pencil to create an amazing miniscule sculpture of a train and railway track. Since then she has created a name for herself as a talented miniature sculptor by […]

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The Joys of Art Journaling

The Joys of Art Journaling

Do you want to let your inner child roam freely? An art journal is a great way to have fun and it chases away the blues. Art journaling is about expressing yourself visually in a private sketchbook, exploring your thoughts and feelings about life, and trying a few art techniques out experimentally. The one rule […]

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Blu-Tack Art Attack

By on April 12, 2016 in Art, Desktop Essentials, Fun with 0 Comments
Blu-Tack Art Attack

You probably use Blu-Tack to display posters and maybe your Christmas cards, but did you know that this popular and versatile adhesive is also a favourite medium for artists? Research shows the popularity of the famous blue putty with many amateur and professional adult sculptors and model-makers as well as thousands of artistic youngsters. Professional […]

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