Russian artist creates miniature sculptures from burnt matchsticks

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 10 January 2014

File this one under completely cool. This art by Stanislav Aristov displays matchsticks like never before. Burning matches, Russian artist Stanislav Aristov creates miniature sculptures into every scene possible, including a hanging spider, sail boat, apple, bow and arrow, Christmas trees, and even the Eiffel Tower. The photographer uses a macro lens and a studio flash to shoot the fire and the smoke surrounding it, with Photoshop putting the finishing touches on the work.

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A Spark Is All It Takes matchstick art

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Design on Saturday 2 April 2011

A Spark Is All It Takes is a message for more caution to the civilians from the Makati City Fire Station in Manila. Who would want to use a matchstick for a fire anyhow if it has been used for such a great art carving previously?

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