Japanese artist turns stones into hyper realistic animals you can hold in the palm of your hand

We encounter thousands of stones—big or small—throughout our lives, but I bet only a few of us think of using them for art. That’s exactly what this Japanese artist named Akie Nakata has been doing for the last decade. She turns the tiny stones and rocks she finds into cute animals you can hold in

This sand artist creates animal sculptures so incredibly detailed, they almost look real

One of the most admirable traits of a multimedia artist is their ability to use anything as a medium. For Andoni Bastarrika, a multimedia artist from Basque Country, Spain, he found that sand was the best material to express his creativity. While most of us feel really proud of ourselves after building a sandcastle on