By Cory Doctorow at 1:59 am Wed, Jan 11, 2012
DeviantArt's ~toge-NYC hot-glued this awesome dragon out of plastic disposable cutlery and cups, slaving over it for 80 hours, "completely freestyle - no plans/blueprints/drafts."
I love seeing all the cool creative things that people make. Seeing stuff like this never fails to put a smile on my face.
Oh *ahem*…excuse me…where are my manners… I actually meant to type FIRST!
Is it wrong to hate this mofo? Damn thats nice.
Don’t forget the reasoning behind it being a dragon, seeing as it is the year of it~
Not yet, it’s not. ;-)
not to take away from how awesome this is. . . but 80 hours? that seems a little high
that seems a little high
Perhaps he was.
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Oh and the Dragon is awesome. Be really cool if the artist constructed it such that they could fill it with helium once completed.
Very cool dragon. Really demos the difference between a true artist, and the rest of us. I might be able to get a dragon “head” with a solo cup, but that’s about it. Very inspiring.
It would be nice to see this painted, right now, all one color, the details don’t “pop”.
Yes…all one colour and then filled with helium….have that bad boy floating around the room. I might try this myself!
I personally am looking forward to the discussion over whether this qualifies as high art or low art…
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That question will be resolved once it’s filled with helium…
yeah, its just tremendous isnt it…
Just goes to show you can make pretty much anything out of anything. If an Inuit can make a knife out of shit, then I’m certain someone could make a nice dildo. LOL.
this is very similar to a sculpture i made whilst at uni
And fragile too, I’d imagine
That was my first thought. I’d hate to have to ship this to a buyer. Still, pretty cool!
in my city, plastic ‘cutlery’ isn’t recyclable – this is great.
Stunningly good. Brian Jungen made Cetology (2002), a 42ft whale out of plastic chairs that was in an exhibiti at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). Pic here but doesn’t really do it justice.
someone needs to weld one up from stainless steel cutlery.
It’s been done. A friend did a 2X life-sized armadillo using soup spoons. Art students do interesting stuff every day.
Yeah, but is it fine art?? ;)
There’s a gallery in Manhattan (on West Broadway) that shows a bunch of really cool organic looking sculptures made from silver-colored plastic cutlery.
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