Cape Town for United Kingdom to get to know Vipula Athukorale, a chef from the city of Leicester who creates absolutely impressive sculptures using only Butter.
Specifically, it uses the most famous substitute of butter: the margarine. Among his most incredible creations, we find an amazing reproduction of a battle scene of the First World War. Beyond its imposing size (66 cm out of 66), this sculpture bluffed by the multitude of details that have been brought to the different elements of the scene. Regarding this creation, it must be known that she asked the artist not less than 3 weeks of work and that it allowed him to win a gold medal at the 2014 World Cup of International Cuisine. Vipula Athukorale Speaks about the theme:
I wanted to choose a relevant theme to mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. It is also a tribute to my father Henry, retired lieutenant general of the Sri Lankan army.
But this is not the only creation of the artist from margarine. Already in 2010, he won a first gold medal for a street scene reproduction in the Victorian era.
We let you discover below the different "Staged scenes" of the artist Vipula Athukorale which are worth a visit and prove that any material can be used to give life to fascinating sculptures. You are also invited to visit the Facebook page of the artist to follow his news.
And if you like improbable and creative sculptures, you can also take a few minutes to discover the creations of the Chinese artist Ciro Wai which reproduces the Zodiac signs by diverting packaging from Ferrero Rocher.
Imagined by: Vipula Athukorale