Sean Avery carefully constructs flora and fauna from old compact discs and DVDs, the razor-sharp delights are especially beautiful outdoors, where the light glints off each shard.
Here's how he made these cool roses using a modified technique:
1. Coat a piece of wire (the stem) in hot glue. Garnish with toothpicks for thorns
2. Spray paint the stem with chrome paint
3. Cut petal shapes out of CDs with a pair of kitchen scissors
4. Warp and hand shape petals with a heat gun
5. Glue petals to the chrome stem
• Sean Avery: Sculptures (h/t James Gould-Bourn)
An annual parade of kinetic sculptures and other artworks and performances in a Dutch canal to celebrate the work of hometown hero Hieronymus Bosch? More of this in the world, please!
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