Etched Animal Skins – Artworks by Mark Evans (6 pics)

What a clever and practical way to create art. Mark Evans uses anything sharp from a flint to a broken glass(until he discovered knives-lol), to cut and etch his way into animal skins, to produce some of the most awesome artworks I’ve seen in a long time.

Art doesn’t get much more primal than etching animal skins with a big knife. – from his website“I don’t do brushes, I can’t paint…I just play with knives” – Mark Evans, 2010

Check out more of his works in his website here![via likecool and bookofjoe]





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