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While most of us read newspapers for information, some talented people see it as raw material for art.

Chie Hitotsuyama, a talented artist has found a completely different use for newspapers than we are used to.

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The Japanese artist created amazingly realistic sculptures depicting animals. 

Chie at work play

Chie at work

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She creates the sculptures by rolling, twisting and then binding sheets of wet newspaper. The whole creation process is done by hand alone.

Newspaper sculptures play

Newspaper sculptures

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Using the coloured print, she enhances the contours of her sculptures. She has created sculptures of animals such as macaques, lizards and a giant rhinoceros.

The sculptures are stunning and even more so because the artist creates them from something most of us throw away as garbage. 

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