Artist Turns Nuts, Bolts And Scrap Metal Into Life-Sized Animal Sculptures

While environmentalists have called on the world to reuse and recycle, artist Brian Mock has taken this concept to a whole new level by creating works of art made of scrap metal. Based in the suburb of Portland, Oregon, Mock taught himself how to weld and began to experiment with metal sculptures in the late 1990s.

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At the scrapyard, we are used to throwing away old auto parts and useless silverware. Aloha Brian Mock, an artist from Oregon, turns scrap metal into whimsical outdoor sculptures. He preserves and reuses scraps like nuts, screws, and bolts. And he achieved this by sculpting incredible animal and human figurines.