Matchstick sculptures by Ryan and Trevor Oakes

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Monday 24 December 2012

We’ve always been told not to play with matches, but I think there are exceptions to every rule. Like, when you can create amazing sculptures like Ryan and Trevor Oakes. These matchstick sculptures are impressive in volume alone, not to mention their beautiful details and form.

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Brilliant artistic arrangements of toothpicks and matches

Kira Heuer Reader Find

By Kira Heuer in New Art on Saturday 18 February 2012

Most of us use toothpicks as a post dinner necessity to keep those whitee’s nice and clean. This fine artist, Jay Wilson, makes fantastic art from them. All in the eye of the beholder, of course.

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Harry Potter’s Hogwarts made from matchsticks

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Art on Tuesday 31 August 2010

Every Harry Potter fan who ever tried to stop smoking will like this: Patrick Acton, an artist from Iowa, used non-sulphur tip matches to rebuild the famous Hogwarts. The attention to detail is impressive.

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