Silicon outer layer, carbon fiber reinforced interior for added structure and touched with blue and sparkles. Dolls have never been so close from the real thing. This commercial product is the work of the Spanish design firm BabyCalon which specializes in humanoid dolls.
With each unit costing $2,000 USD each , Babycalon is hoping it could sell the dolls on it likeness to the movie Avatar; a 2001 action block buster glossing over a billion dollars worldwide.
As a plus to potential buyers , Babycalon dolls come with a Certificate of Authenticity and a serial number and model type, as well as its chip number.
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The skins are made from a special type of platinum medical silicone, silicone because it has very little oil in its composition, which then to make for a longer lasting doll.
Sculpted : Micky Paiano.
Sculpture supervisor: Cristina Iglesias
Mould maker: Vanesa Escalada.
Prop maker: Eugeni Iglesias
There is little shortage of iconic arts in Rome. But Italian photographer ,Domenico Franco adds a modern twist to year of art history on the street of the eternal city. For this project, he had spent sometime digitally assembling life-size LEGO replicas of Italian transport vehicles , and imprinting them near strategic locations- of both cultural and historical significance – in and around the city of Rome.
integrated larger-than-life LEGO lamborghinis, helicopters, tractor trailers, and camper vans making their way through the italian capital’s cobblestone roads and parking in front of the world’s most famous architectural landmarks. ON the idea behind the project , Franco had said :
‘his aim is to transform ordinary contexts in extraordinary ones, compelling the toys to get out of the idyllic and politically correct landscapes belonging to their perfect and idealistic cities, with the result of instilling in them those vices, virtues and desires typical of human beings.’
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Franco calls this project ‘LEGO outside LEGOLAND’ because , as the theme suggest ,he had hoped to take Lego ( a brick and , building toy ) out of the its normal melieu into “real society” . containing a series of nine lego-vehicles , placed on different location ; on cobbled streets , around the colosseum , and on the junction of a busy Italian street.
He does offers printout of the photographs for sale on his site here.
Demiurgus Dreams is own by Evgeny Hontor, a Russian where almost live like fantasy animal are recreated from velvet clay and splashed with colors to look beautiful. sculpting from 2006 and founded his Etsy shop in 2012 , Mr Evgeny , head of Demiurgus Dreams has got a large following of over 34k people.
On his Esty page, he wrote about his unique fantasy style “It is beautiful. It is the creation of the worlds. You can get carried away and explore new opportunities. It is a philosophy of life – to create. For me it is.” No wonder that these animal sculptures look like straight from a magical fairytale.
Be sure to go visit his shop and buy some of the sculpture to support his work. Below are some of his work for you to enjoy.
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Ever wonder if the human body could even withstand a car crash? we now have one who could, but there is a catch. He is not human and is hideous. Meet Graham, the silicon humaniod designed by the Australian artist known for her unsettling sculptures of hyperrealistic hybrid creatures, Patricia Piccinni.
The grotesque ‘graham’ is the only person designed to survive a car crash-impact road traumas. He was created– by the combine effort of the AustraliaN transport accident commission with imput from leading trauma surgeon Christian Kenfield, crash investigation expert doc David Logna and artist Patricia Piccinini in an effort to highlight the susceptibly of the human body to the forces of a car crash.
This interactive, Lifelike sculpture demonstrates our vulnerability to collisions, and aims to reduce deaths and injuries on the road. Graham is currently showing at the State Library here in Victoria from July 21 – August 08 or at http://www.meetgraham.com.au
Patricia is also known for other works like the flying whale and the hybrides. You should visit her site for more.
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