Karen Hackenberg paints local beach-found detritus that washes up near her Discovery Bay, Washington studio.
Drawing on pristine snow with snowshoes.
An overlooked sculpture medium. Wet the adzuki beans and mix with glue.
An ancient Asian art form. Patience and attention to detail is a necessity when creating art from eggshells.
Object reuse at Art Basel Miami, December 2014.
Diatom Art of Klaus Kemp
Manhole covers date back at least to the era of ancient Rome.
The Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography and film. Honouring amateurs and professionals of all ages, it provides an opportunity for photographers to share images of environmental and social issues with international audiences, and to enhance our understanding of the causes, consequences and solutions to climate change and social inequality.
Os Gêmeos at the Vancouver Biennale.
Wearing junk food on the outside instead of in. Sugar worship turns against itself.
Some fine examples of wood-fired ceramics.
Currency Collages of C.K. Wilde.
Planetary Panoramas -awe-inspiring skies.
Maize Gods projected on trees as a message against transgenic corn.
What to do with all those pencil stubs, shoe laces and ping pong balls...
A sculpture that is also a solar powered open-air system that freezes moisture from hot desert air.
Models of industrial plants constructed from the detritus produced at industrial plants.
Ideas for your old maps.
Ideas for old china. From using plates as canvas to pique assiette...
Aerial photos of Andre Ermolaev.
Repurpose old glass dishes, glasses, mirrors and more into art.
Old spools of thread lying around?
Inspiration for all the rocks at your feet, from lowly gravel to majestic boulders...
With no architecture or crafts in their culture, body painting and ornament are these tribe's artistic avenue.
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
Inspiration for logs and firewood.
There must be millions of small boxes and bottles of buttons tucked away in people's dresser drawers throughout the world...
Innovative use of sustainable, recyclable cork.
Updating the Dutch/Flemish portrait with modern disposables...
Artists around the world are finding chicken wire and wire mesh an exciting medium to sculpt with.
Wire sculpture inspiration. Large scale works incorporate metal waste within the wire wrapped sculptures.
Inside a thick insulating sleeve are 50 PVC-coated easily bendable, copper wires in all different colors. Keep the PVC out of landfills by turning it into art.
Hidden from view for years, circuitry was only for function, covered with components and buried within a machine. Until artists started seeing circuitry's unique beauty.
Weaving art with willow branches.
Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, (aka Vhils) deconstructs building's walls using chisels, drills, jackhammers and small explosives to produce his large-scale wall murals. Farto exposes layers of history through the destruction of selective pieces of wall and billboard.
Recycled wood sculptures by Andries Botha, Deborah Butterfield, Heather Jansch and more...
The fibonacci spiral is a path of least resistance.
Mosaic inspiration inspired by nature.
Mr. Pavlov sets up the props, the ants happily play with them.
Although a great deal of labor to create, many of these terraces have been in use for over a thousand years.
Hugh Comstock was very familiar with Rackham's illustrations and when his wife asked him to build her a showroom for her handmade rag dolls “Otsy-Totsys”, the first time builder looked to Arthur Rackman's illustrations and built his wife a Rackham-inspired cottage called Hansel.
Just a spritz of water here and there...
Be they imagination or real, legend says that fairies will come and live in a house they like.
Nature Reordered by Tim Pugh
Gorgeous images of amazing creatures...
It's all about a man, his pink tutu and raising funds for women with breast cancer.
Uses salvaged plywood and PVC collected from the streets of São Paulo to create fabulous organic sculptures...
Clothes seen from a differing angle, in ice and made from weeds. Ephemeral ...
Unwanted toys, frames and statuary are recreated into fantastic sculptures by Kris Kuksi.
What artists are creating with old coins and tokens...
Recycled Glass Bottle Inspiration. Much of the glass we throw out is not recycled, because different glass has different melting points, and recyclers only melt the most common containers. To reuse your old glass, all you need is access to a kiln and some glass bottles.
Recycling those nuts and bolts...
Plastic Bottle Amazement.
Frost on leaves...
Mimics nature's structures with the human form...hundreds of models, multiplied millions of times.
Bamboo art inspiration...