Monami Ohno’s cardboard sculptures


The phrase “thinking outside the box” is extremely apt when describing the artwork of Japanese cardboard artist, Monami Ohno, who only uses old cardboard boxes and glue to create some of the most intricate art sculptures.


Monami’s cardboard creations


Japanese cardboard artist Monami - cardboard Charizard
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@monamincb

Monami, who goes by @monamincb on Instagram, started this creative endeavour about a decade ago, when she got complimented by a friend for making her first cardboard art. Since then, she has been inspired to make all sorts of sculptures that tickle her fancy.

Japanese cardboard artist Monami - cardboard Tamiya car
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@monamincb

Japanese cardboard artist Monami - M&M's
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@monamincb

Monami’s works of cardboard art include sculptures of popular fictional characters, real-life products such as watches, and even food. The details of Monami’s work are intricate to a T, with her incorporating even the smallest details in her creations to make them look as realistic as possible.

Japanese cardboard artist Monami - cardboard MacDonalds
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@monamincb

Japanese cardboard artist Monami - cardboard art gallery
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@monamincb

Her intricate creations have garnered her a considerable amount of followers over the years, and some of her work have even been displayed in galleries both in Japan and in other countries.


See some of her creations in action on YouTube


ダンボール紙が25秒でジェットモグラになる動画【The Mole】
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ダンボール紙が25秒でジェットモグラになる動画【The Mole】

Video credit: 大野萌菜美

You can also visit Monami’s YouTube channel where she showcases some of her creations in greater detail, such as a stop-motion video where she builds a miniature version of a vehicle called The Mole from the British television show Thunderbirds.


Follow Japanese cardboard artist Monami for more of her work


To see more of Monami’s latest creations, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and visit her official website where she shares pictures of her meticulously crafted sculptures as well as updates on her upcoming projects.

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Featured image adapted from: @monamincb and @monamincb

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