W.I.P – Work in Progress : ’32 Ford Roadster rat rod

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Update April the 8th (2014) -> It’s finished! Last weekend I finished work on my interpretation of a Ford Roadster rat rod. Oh boy, it’s big and I am proud of it! Today a photographer took a few pictures of me with it for an interview next week in a local newspaper. I hope I […]

Lord Adeodatus’ dueling pistol

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

Object 2014 | Copyright © Derek Scholte Mixed materials, approx. 39cm tall, 11cm wide and 10cm high. Materials used: vase, parts from an antique sowingmachine, handle from an old woodsaw, tea light holder, wooden mold for making brown spiced biscuits (Dutch cookies) some other bits and pieces… Sold * I think everyone deserves to own […]

Custom Vinyl Toy . Scratch the space cowboy

Posted on Feb 12, 2014

Object 2014 | Copyright © Derek Scholte Mixed materials, approx. 15cm tall, 15cm wide and 20cm high. Materials used: cover from a vintage moped, leather from an old bag and some other bits and pieces… For sale $395 or make an offer (what is this? *) * I think everyone deserves to own art, not […]

Custom Vinyl Toy . The Dude does Braveheart

Posted on Feb 12, 2014

Object 2014 | Copyright © Derek Scholte Mixed materials, approx. 16m wide and 16cm high. Materials used: copper/brass flail from wall ornament, leather from an old bag, pieces from two peppermills, frontface of a watch, a clock’s inner gears, an old scarf and some other bits and pieces… For sale $395 or make an offer […]

Ultra sonic negativity neutralizer – ray gun

Posted on Jan 24, 2014

Object 2014 | Copyright © Derek Scholte Mixed materials, approx. 38cm tall, 15cm wide and 30cm high. Materials used: part from a vintage moped, vase, lid from a Pickwick tea box, airgun handle and some other bits and pieces… sold Please don’t hesitate to contact me for more info, availability or prices. Tags: Assemblage art, […]

Harem’s harmonizer raygun

Posted on Jan 24, 2014

Object 2014 | Copyright © Derek Scholte Mixed materials, approx. 27cm tall, 15cm wide and 16cm high. Materials used: part from a vintage moped, vase, lid from a vintage wooden carddeck box and some other bits and pieces… Sold or make an offer (what is this? *) * I think everyone deserves to own art, […]

A raygun? Nope it’s an ultra sonic negativity neutralizer!

Posted on Jan 12, 2014

Many of my junkart colleagues build magnificient steampunk weapons, and to be honest, I never thought of building one too. But never say never again, I saw small brass vase and the word raygun came to mind. Here’s a quick preview of the WIP (Work in Progress)

New film – showing a collection of my junkart objects

Posted on Dec 31, 2013
New film – showing a collection of my junkart objects

I just released a film showing off a collection of my artworks. It’s created for the upcoming exhibition in March. The film shows a curious traffic jam.

About my love for old things

Posted on Nov 3, 2013

Every now and then someone asks me why I am using junk/trash/discarded materials/found materials as the basic ingredient for my objects. The main reason is that I love old, vintage and battered things. I am a big fan of the Japanese philosophy of Wabi Sabi (which I will explain another time). Old stuff is usually […]

New object: Accursius speedster

Posted on Oct 30, 2013

A few days ago I finished a new object. I haven’t taken any good pictures yet. The body is made from an antique flatiron, that runs on petrol. Stay tuned for more information and some pictures… Update: just a few quick pictures, better ones and a project page with description are coming soon: Update: done! […]