Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto is a balloon twister who makes unbelievably intricate balloon sculptures. From prickly glowing sea creatures and crustaceans to spiders Matsumoto can interpret just about anything using nothing but balloons.
Cheong-ah Hwang is a native of Korea who is currently based in Columbus, Ohio. Hwang creates delicate paper sculptures of a number of different objects, animals or foliage. Though seemingly three-dimensional, the sculptures are actually created in such a way that they lay flat. See a ton more fantastic work on her Flickr.
“My work is an exploration and re-presentation of natural organic forms both mineral and vegetal. I look for patterns and repeated motifs that run through natural phenomena at different scales, from the microscopic to the macroscopic, from individual cells to large scale geological formations.” – Roger Brown