Ukrainian artist creates unbelievable recreations of famous paintings using nothing but plasticine

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Art on Friday 29 August 2014

Svitlana Postelga is an artist with a refreshingly unusual talent. Most of us are familiar with plasticine as a children’s toy (and an awesome one at that!) but Postelga uses the versatile substance as a medium, from which she creates her own versions of iconic paintings.

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SPONSORED: Portraiture by Gary Card Presented by Canon EOS M

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in Video on Thursday 22 November 2012

We love this behind the scenes window into the work process of portrait sculptor, Gary Card. It’s a fascinating first-person perspective into how he uses multi-coloured plasticine to create his hauntingly surreal objects. Card has always been fascinated by the beauty, physicality and immediacy of plasticine. He also has a great love for classical sculpture, and has a long-held ambition to bring these two seemingly unrelated subjects together. For this project, Card has reinterpreted conventional portrait photography, creating vibrant, multi-coloured plasticine sculptures.

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Wicked plasticine art by Stefan Gross

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Sunday 8 January 2012

The psychedelic, color-saturated, plasticine freak out that is our material culture finds its artistic embodiment in the work of Stefan Gross, who uses discarded toys and found objects to create a gooey mess.

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