Since Cardboard Safari was founded, we have always encouraged our customers to stretch their artistic legs and customize our products using paint, glitter, paper mache and more. Ten years later we are still amazed at all the ways artists use our products as canvases.
Long time friend and collaborater, Leah Yellowbird, is no exception. She took our Contour Droplet Panel and, using paint, created this masterpiece! See more images below. The detail is astounding!
We will be sharing more of Leah’s work in the coming months. In the meantime we encourage you to use Cardboard Safari products for your next crafting project!
Roger Sherry, aka the assembly guy, inspects the first full-size test cuts of Robbie the Rhino in 1/4 inch steel.
Our progress continues on the giant metal version of Robbie the Rhino for Art In Place. Luis is shown here with a scale test of the leg mocked-up in foam insulation board. If all goes as planned the finished version should be installed before the end of the month (October). Photos to follow.
Like the dog that caught the car, we’re asking “what now?” after Charlottesville’s Art in Place organization selected Rambling Robbie for the 2010 public sculpture exhibit.
Once complete in October, he’ll be just over 6 ft. high, 14 ft. long and weigh about 4000 lbs. We’ll be sure to post images of the build process and installation.
Do let us know if you need a really, really big rhino.
Luis and I have submitted the Rambling Robbie design to the local Art in Place competition. If selected we’ll build a larger than life Rambling Robbie from plate steel and display it in Charlottesville for the next year.
Stay tuned, this could get intersting.