When we look at an ice carving, most of us ask ourselves if weâd be able to replicate the same. However, ice sculpting requires your keen interest and a lot of time and patience. Itâs a little sad to know, though, that ice sculptures, including some of the best, donât usually have too many interested buyers. But if you think that most ice sculptures are similar to one another in shape or design, well, you just might be wrong. After youâve seen some of the coolest ice sculptures listed below, it would not come as too much of a surprise if youâre simply frozen by their details and craftsmanship. Listed below are 15 of the coolest ice sculptures carved out on ice.
1. Tetris ice sculpture
An intricate ice sculpture representing one of the most popular games of all time, Tetris. Tetris is a puzzle video game that was first introduced on June 6, 1984 by Alexey Pajitnov. Tetris still is highly popular around the world and since the year 2005, the game has sold over 100 million copies for cell phones alone.
2. Atariâs green ghost, Slimer
Another extremely interesting ice sculpture of Slimer, a fictional green ghost from the movie, Ghostbusters. Slimer became a popular character after the launching of the television series, The Real Ghostbusters. A comic book titled, SLIMER! was also published for a brief period.
3. A mushroom ice sculpture from Super Mario Bros
A sculpture of a mushroom representing the Mushroom Kingdom from the famous platform video game, Super Mario Bros. In the game, the player plays as Mario and in a two-player game, the second player controls Marioâs younger twin brother, Luigi while attempting to rescue Princess Toadstool from the leader of the turtle-like Koopa race, Bowser. Super Mario Bros was developed by Nintendo, one of the largest video game companies and was published in 1985.
4. Luigi from Super Mario Bros
Luigi is the younger fraternal twin brother of Nintendoâs Mario and has made numerous appearances throughout the Mario series. His first appearance was in 1983 in the arcade game Mario Bros and is the character who is controlled by the second player. Here, we have another amazing ice sculpture of the character.
5. Ice sculpture of Lego toys
Lego is a popular line of construction toys manufactured by the Lego Group. Lego toys mainly comprise of plastic bricks that interlock to construct, buildings, vehicles and robots. Also available are square toy figures. Lego toys made their first appearance in the 1940âs before gaining global popularity.
6. A Spiderman ice sculpture
Spiderman was created by writer-editor, Stan Lee and writer-artist, Steve Ditko. Spiderman made his first ever appearance in the 15th issue of the comic book, amazing fantasy, in August, 1962. Spiderman is now one of the most popular superheroes and is a huge teen sensation.
7. Batman ice sculpture
Above is a sculpture of Batman with the sun in the backdrop with exceptional carvings. The character Batman was created by the artist Bob Kane and writer, Bill Finger. Batman made his first appearance in May, 1939 in the 27th issue of Detective Comics. When heâs not donning the Batman costume, he’s an extremely intelligent billionaire known by the name, Bruce Wayne.
8. A Wampa ice sculpture
Creating some interesting effects with the lights is an ice sculpture of a Wampa. Wampas are fictional predators of the Star Wars universe and have yeti-like features, although a little scarier looking.
9. An AT AT ice sculpture
AT AT actually stands for All Terrain Armored Transport and are also known as Walkers. AT ATs were introduced in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. These Walkers are vehicles that traverse the landscape on four mechanical legs.
10. A Tauntaun ice sculpture
Tauntauns are bipeds from the famous Star Wars series and stand at 2.5 meters in height. These creatures are indigenous to the ice planet known as Hoth in Star Wars. They have white fur over their bodies with four nostrils, downturned horns and a foul body odor.
11. A Gundam robot ice sculpture
What you see here is a robot from the gundam Series created by Sunrise Studios. Gundams are giant robots and are also referred to as Mobile Suits (MT). The metaseries first began on April 7, 1979.
12. Zelda link shield sculpture
Zelda is a fantasy action adventure action video game series from Nintendo, created by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka. What you see here is a link shield from the game.
13. Optimus Prime sculpture
An extremely detailed sculpture of Optimus Prime from Transformers, this is definitely a creation to ogle at. Optimus Prime is the leader of the autobots.
14. Predator ice sculpture
Another interesting sculpture of the science fiction action character, Predator. The first Predator film was released in 1987 starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and several other stars.
Wall-E is a robot from the self-titled movie produced by Pixar Animation Studios. In the movie, Wall-E is designed to clean up waste covered earth far in the future before falling in love with another robot, Eve. He then follows her through an adventurous journey into outer space.