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French Artisan Takes Recycled Metal to the Dark Side with an Awesome Darth Vader Bust

Posted By Molly Cotter On November 15, 2014 @ 1:11 pm In Art,Design,Features,Innovation,Recycled Materials | Comments Disabled

French Artisan Takes Recycled Metal to the Dark Side with this Awesome Darth Vader Bust [1]

French artisan Alain Bellino [2] took his craft to the dark side when he welded a number of leftover metal pieces together to create this surprisingly realistic¬†Darth Vader [3] bust. Bellino saves and restores a variety of items – from chandeliers to sculptures to tea sets to door knockers – and his handmade Vader sculpture is made of everything but the kitchen sink (including two recycled spoons for the eyes and an entire helmet [4]of decorative ornaments). If you’re impressed with Bellino’s Star Wars tribute, check out his online portfolio [5] for a look at his other creations – which include a chrome skull, a lamp made of out forks and spoons, and even a model of the Statue of Liberty!

+ Alain Bellino [2]

Via design you trust [6]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/french-artisan-takes-recycled-metal-to-the-dark-side-with-an-awesome-darth-vader-bust/darth-vader-recycled-metal-3/

[2] Alain Bellino: http://www.bellino.fr/

[3] Darth Vader: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darth_Vader

[4] entire helmet : http://www.behance.net/gallery/Darth-vader/887429

[5] online portfolio: http://www.behance.net/sculpteur

[6] design you trust: http://designyoutrust.com/2011/12/26/darth-vader-sculpture-from-recycled-metal/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+dyt+%28Design+You+Trust%29&utm_content=Google+Reader

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