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Artist Tom Shelton Turns Scavenged Metal Scraps into Adorable Sculptures

by , 11/23/11

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Tom Shelton is a self-taught artist who works mainly with found objects. Shelton has spent years cultivating his art through sculpture, with special attention given to fashioning these cute little creatures from everything ranging from teapots to forks to candlestick holders. His assemblage is done mostly with nuts and bolts, giving a lasting structure to his piece, and his inspiration comes from the natural distress of the materials he uses, as well as the cyclic patterns found in nature.

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