Yasuaki Onishi’s Hot Glue Art

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

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By John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

2246 Articles

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Hot glue guns are beloved by many makers as the secret weapon for rapid project completion–especially when you can’t find the right hardware.

Yasuaki Onishi, on the other hand, makes hot glue his medium, dribbling it off of wire grids and tree branches to form intricate and diaphanous works of art, with urea crystals embedded in the glue for extra sparkle. Apparently he ordinarily uses black glue sticks — I didn’t even know such a thing existed! [via Wired Design]