Fun Arts Made By Everyday Objects and Foods

Reality can be a bore sometimes, which is why most of us are grateful for the creative sparks generated by artists like Victor Nunes. Nunes stretches his imagination, and yours, turning everyday objects like pen caps, biscuits and rubber bands into caricatures of life – well, part of it, at least.

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As an expert on creativity, Victor Nunes has been mashing 2D drawings on paper, together with common, everyday objects to give it a twist. Here we’ve selected 12 of them to show you what we mean, and how fun things can be when imagination comes to the surface.

Rubber Band. The is a perfect first example to showcase the artist’s capability – he can bend the rubber bands and his creative nerves to make all sorts of playful art (except for the noose, of course).

rubber band

Bottle Cap. To have fun with everyday objects, you just need to imagine all of the potential functions of it, like how a simple red bottle cap can be turned into an ON button.

bottle cap

Cork Plug. What can make with a cork plug? Apparently, a lot of wine-related creative mash-ups.

cork plug

Pen Cap. Next time you are bored in class, maybe try to make have some fun with your pen caps. Here are a few ideas.

pen cap

Razor. Isn’t it impressive how the artist can come up with both a cool racer and a snail using the same razor?

razor

Clothespin. Turn a regular clothespin into a duck bill or a crocodile, or more.

cloth peg

Popcorn. Think popcorn is too random to be turned into art? Who would have thought popcorn can be turned into faces. Check these out.

popcorn

Dried Apricot. Never expected to see so many drawings made with dried apricots in my life. Talk about boundless imagination!

dried apricot

Walnut. A personal favorite, as they fit the artworks almost perfectly. Particularly the BBQ chicken. Yummy!

snack

Breadstick. Now you see the artist’s trick – think of the breadstick as part of bigger entity.

stick

Biscuit. Proof that you can play with your food (that’s right, mom) and there’s nothing wrong with it.

biscuit

Chips. You cannot unsee chips for what they can be now. Is that a face on the potato chip?

chips

Instagram Experiment: Illustrations Merge with Everyday Objects

Instagram continues to pave the way for innovative artists like graphic designer Javier Pérez, who regularly adds to his playful series entitled Instagram Experiments. Using a variety of everyday objects combined with simple line drawings, the Ecuador-based artist constructs whimsical scenes in all shapes and sizes.

From a still life of lungs to adventures in spaghetti rain, Pérez finds ways to bring life to all kinds of static objects. His imagination leads to many inventive creatures and characters and, through just a few quick pen strokes, he transforms small, unexpected food, flowers, gadgets, and tools into lively and expressive artworks. His cheerful collection, which will certainly make you smile, is the artist’s way of reminding us that “we [all] have an inner child who wants to have fun and play.”

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Javier Pérez’s website