Ice sculpture is a beautiful yet temporary art form. Countless hours went into many of these amazing creations only to have them melt away. Luckily, they’re preserved through photography for us to marvel at for ever. In this post we present 40 Insane Ice Sculptures that will certainly impress you.
Insane Ice Sculptures
Giant preying mantis
This awesome grass hopper is full of detail.
Eagle in an ice sculpture competition.
The God Neptune sculpted out of white ice.
Stunning fantasy sculpture carved from a single block of ice.
Life size deer with delicate antlers
Beautiful abstract carved from a single block of ice.
This HDR image perfectly captures the under-lit sculpture
The lighting coupled with the texture of this snail make for an exquisite sculpture
Unbelievably detailed sculpture of a carriage and it’s passengers.
Fantastic ice castles
Beautiful carving of a Geisha in Japan
I can only imagine how the artist managed to create all the spikes on this blowfish.
Flowing sculpture of a woman.
The iconic Sphinx in ice.
Adidas sneaker sculpture.
This impressive sculpture was created from 50,000 pounds of ice and is around 20 feet tall.
The face behind the mask
Warrior in battle
A cool skateboard in every sense of the word.
Amazing life size Cadillac car.
Full sized pool table made completely of ice.
Leaning ice tower of Pisa
This ice bar has a cool 3D quality to it.
This detailed ice castle has every brick carved into it.
Famous landmarks of London
Over-sized chess board and pieces.
Impressive sculpture of Russian landmarks.
Stunning fantasy scene of two dragon riders.
Underwater scene with several seahorses.
Griffin and angel in the World Ice Art Championships.
Amazing wolf that was part of a larger scene.
Prehistoric looking fish chasing a person in dramatic fashion.
Large sea turtle.
Absolutely massive sculpture of King Kong complete with bi-plane.
Mind boggling ice building at the 2007 Snow and Ice Festival in Harbin China.
Insanely huge ice castle in Harbin China’s Snow and Ice festival.
As you can see The Snow and Ice Festival in Harbin China is a true winter wonderland of ice.
The Colosseum built of ice at the Snow and Ice Festival.
Towering pagodas at the Snow and Ice Festival.
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