Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures

Coral reefs seem to have the ability to inspire artists and fill them with creativity. All over the world, various artists have tried to recreate and capture what makes them so special by making sculptures. And they use some unusual things to make them…

 


Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures


 

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Coral Reef Sculpture Made From Plastic Bottles

10 – Artist: Steven Loar
iuponeisland.wordpress.com/gallery/coral-reef-2011/dsc03611

We all know there is a problem with plastic bottles in the sea, and Steven Loar uses this fact to make this amazing sculpture. You’ll soon realise that a lot of these are made to raise awareness about environmental issues.

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Coral Reef Sculpture Made From Origami Paper

9 – Artist: Mindslave24-7
mindslave24-7.deviantart.com/art/coral-reef-09-day-W-I-P-133814954

I dread to think how many hours it has taken to make this coral reef sculpture from folding bits of paper, but it was well worth the effort.

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Coral Reef Sculpture Made From Fiberglass

8 – Artist: John Pennekamp
www.prweb.com/releases/2010/12/prweb4870314.htm

While most aquarium coral sculptures are made from Fiberglass as well, it is still impressive how realistic they can make them look.

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Coral Reef Sculpture Made From Fruits & Vegetables

7 – Artist: Sarah Whisk
awhiskandtwowands.com/mermaid-birthday-party

Created for a 6th birthday party she is one lucky girl to have such a very creative mum.

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Coral Reef Sculpture Made From Balloons

6 – Artist: Larry Moss
www.airigami.com/balloon-manor-updates

I give credit to anyone who can make so much as a dog out of balloons, let alone a section of the coral reef!

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Coral Reef Sculpture Made From Lego

5 – Artist: Warren Elsmore
www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-2595920/From-Niagara-Falls-Great-Barrier-Reef-worlds-famous-treasures-built-LEGO-new-Brick-Wonders-book.html

While not as vast as some of the reefs seen there it is still impressive to make anything this good from those little plastic blocks.

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Coral Reef Sculpture Made From Mosaic Tiles

4 – Artist: Disney
land.allears.net/blogs/guestblog/2011/02/dining_aboard_the_disney_dream_1.html

This amazing mosaic can be found on a wall in Disney’s Cabanas restaurant. It must have taken ages!

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Coral Reef Sculpture Made From Crocheted Plastic Bags

3 – Artist: Helle Jorgensen
www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/trash-as-treasure-crocheting-plastic-coral-reefs-129088343

Sure it looks amazing, but this is also a very clever ecological statement from Helle Jorgensen. It is made from all the rubbish the tide brings ashore on the beach near her home to raise awareness about sea pollution.

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Coral Reef Sculpture Made From Cocktail Umbrellas

2 – Artists: Gretchen Berntson and Jennifer Collins
reefbuilders.com/2010/06/24/art-students-create-fascinating-seascape-sculptures-unique-materials/

They always make people smile and they’re colourful and well textured. It seems cocktail umbrellas make the perfect coral reef

Top 10 Colourful Coral Reef Sculptures
Coral Reef Sculpture Made From Cleaning Products

1 – Artist: Lynn Aldrich
reefbuilders.com/2010/06/24/art-students-create-fascinating-seascape-sculptures-unique-materials/

Have you ever noticed how colourful and vibrant cleaning materials are? Lynn Aldrich did and made one of the most amazing coral reefs you could imagine.

Which one did you like?