Welding is one of those crafts that seems to be going by the wayside. Less and less people want to learn the craft, but they might be more interested if they knew that welding isn’t always about simply joining one bit of metal to another. Welders can be artists too! If you’re not clear on exactly what we mean, then you definitely need to read on and see what we’re talking about. We’ve rounded up these 13 photos of welding art, and some plain welding, to show you that there is real artistry to be found. Be it a stormtrooper, Super Mario, or simply a really accomplished weld, they are truly impressive. Now, let’s take a look and see what all the fuss is about!