Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice

Called a “die” for a singular and for more a set of dice, this 6 sided, black and white gambling device is often more about the luck of the throw rather than any set pattern. But in the right hands die can be used to make some of the most incredible art you will ever see…

 


Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice


 

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Bowl of Dice By Steve S. Powers

10 – Steve S. Powers
www.artsobserver.com/2012/01/20/the-metro-show-features-a-bounty-of-treasures-including-works-by-bill-traylor

It goes without saying that this is no ordinary bowl of dice. Called “Let the Dice Fall Where They May” it is a collection of 3,326 American, British and Continental hand-made dice, circa late 18th to late 19th century all made from bone!

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Sapphire Teapot By Donald Clark

9 – Donald Clark
www.ecofriend.com/green-gifts-unique-sapphire-teapot-by-donald-clark.html

OK, so this Sapphire teapot is not made entirely from dice, but it does include them. Created by artist Donald Clark it is made from various objects he finds like foil, dice, game pieces, rings and faux jewels.

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Dice Art By Grand Lobby Casino

8 – Grand Lobby Casino
vegasphotoblog.com/dice-art-downtown-grand-lobby

Being a casino the link with dice are pretty obvious. Seen hanging on a wall by an unknown artist it is simple but strangely amazing at the same time.

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Aqua Dice By Max Mulhern

7 – Max Mulhern
voyagevixens.com/2013/04/26/aqua-dice-high-seas-floating-art

You don’t need to have loads of dice to make art, you can make it with one big die instead! Called “Aqua Dice” These dice (yes, there is more than one of these) have already sailed over 1,100 miles! Where will it stop next? Only luck will tell.

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Dot Rendering By Treasury Casino

6 – Treasury Casino
www.core77.com/posts/10750/billboard-ad-made-from-7563-pieces-of-dice-10750

Sadly I couldn’t find out who the artist was, but this poster board really is made from dice, it might look like an image, but that is what makes it that extra bit special.

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Dice Mosaic By Scott MacDonald

5 – Scott MacDonald
www.geek.com/geek-pick/curious-coder-recreates-girls-portrait-using-only-black-dice-1448579

Scott MacDonald is an artist who works at Zymeworks which is helping to fight disease, but he wanted to create something amazing. And that he did. You can read more about his journey to creating this by visiting the link

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Portrait by Frederick McSwain

4 – Frederick McSwain
uk.pinterest.com/theworldstop10/

Often called the master artist of die, Frederick McSwain makes loads of portraits from dice. This one is of his friend Tobias Wong and is made from 13,138 dice representing 13,138 days or 35 years of his friend’s life.

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Diceman by Neolook

3 – Neolook
www.neolook.com/archives/20101008b

Made to look like the cells of the structure of DNA in the human body this sculpture made from over 4,000 various dice it is as visual as it is genius.

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Flowing Sculptures of Dice by Tony Cragg

2 – Tony Cragg
indulgd.com/flowing-sculptures-of-dice-by-tony-cragg

It was this persons art that first inspired me to write this post. His works might well escape the constraints of normal art, but the effort and design skill needed to make something this big from hundreds and thousands of dice is astonishing.

Top 10 Works of Art Made From Dice
Dice Tower by instructables

1 – Instructables
www.instructables.com/id/The-one-and-only-REAL-dice-tower—-V1.0

Not only is this dice tower a work of art, but over in Instructables, there is a guide to teach you how to make your very own one! DIY art at its best.

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