Eccentric Eclectic Unusual

Artist Myeombeom Kim creates installations and sculptural works that contrast man-made elements with nature, creating surreal dream-like works.

See more at: myeombeomkim.com

Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori paints three-dimensional goldfish inside poured resin. The fish are painted layer by layer until a kind of 3D painted sculpture emerges. More info at: goldfishing.info

Another crayon carver, Pete Goldlust carves his into geometric shapes and patterns. My favorite is the pink…www.petegoldlust.com

Another crayon carver, Pete Goldlust carves his into geometric shapes and patterns. My favorite is the pink…www.petegoldlust.com

Aren’t these intricately carved crayons by Diem Chau, really nice? I enjoy her themed sets(pictured), but I hear she also does commissioned portraits on crayons, as well as pairs of wedding crayons. See more at her website: www.diemchau.com 

Micro-sculptor Willard Wigan can literally put camels through the eye of a needle. Not many people can say that…Very unusual stuff… www.willard-wigan.com

Artist Dalton Ghetti creates the most beautiful works carving the tips of pencils. I can’t get enough of artists who use unusual mediums… www.daltonmghetti.com

Book carving artist Brain Dettmer seems to take just enough away from the books, leaving the amazing parts in a kind of collage sculpture… www.briandettmer.com

Guy Laramee’s carved books are incredible. The level of detail in each piece blows me away. http://www.guylaramee.com

Photo essayist Tomasz Gudzowaty captures the hard core badassness of the Shaolin monks beautifully, check out more on EMPTY KINGDOM

What your books are doing when you aren’t around…