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Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

Art is creating something out of nothing. Sometimes you take a unique item and sculpt it into something beautiful too. And that is exactly what this artist did with this amazing sculptures.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

Meet Yong Ho Ji. An artist who specializes in a variety of sculptures.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

His work started at a young age when he started creating “Mutants”.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

And slowly went to animal like sculptures.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

The craziest part of his work, all of them are made from Tires.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

Yes, I said tires.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

He takes cut up pieces of tires and forms them into something breathtaking.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

Yong Ho Ji constructs his mutants with surgeon’s precision, employing classic sculptural techniques to achieve the levels of “intense, abnormally muscular form” he strives for.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

He sculpts his initial forms out of wire and clay, builds plaster molds, and makes resin forms around which he wraps tire sliced with mat knives

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

Some of his work was used and displayed in magazines like Vogue

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

His work has also been displayed in several exhibits around the world.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

His work is unique and one of a kind.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

And to think they are all made of recycled tires.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

Only one word to describe it: Impressive.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

These are some of his earlier work, labeled as “Mutants”

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

Some are human/animal like.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

Others, not so much.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

Either way it is all incredible.

Artist Creates Disturbing Nightmare Monsters Out Of Old Recycled Tires

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He took something so simple and made masterpieces. Not just once but several hundreds of times. That is true art to me.

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