Cardboard has always been used in art classes as a common medium. Most of us used it to make all kinds of artworks, yet some struggled so much to learn this product so that they could only use cardboard for storage boxes. If you’re one of the latter, you’re in for a surprise with Monomi Ohno’s intricate artwork being able to create this material. Ohno, who shares her works of art with more than 13k fans on Instagram, has perfected the cardboard medium and is able to create beautiful creations from it.
Some of her work includes everyday objects like watches, common snacks and more complicated things like vehicles, robots, and characters from pop culture. They’re all extremely detailed and look incredibly realistic. Artists, however, had to pick up this method not out of a love for cardboard and its potential as a material for art purposes, but out of necessity Ohno is an Osaka School of Arts undergraduate in Japan who, had to find another way to finish school projects due to a lack of funding Then she switched to the relatively cheap medium that could quickly be accessed, for example, by buying from Amazon.
Scroll down to see some of her works and print out our previous collection of Ohno’s cardboard paintings if you feel like that wasn’t enough!