Graphic designer Michael McCabe has created a set of illustrations, portraits of musicians made from the lyrics used in their songs. Real cool, using words to create images that say a thousand words. It is always kind of impressive, imagining pictures being made from nothing but words themselves.
Cats: They’re everywhere. And now they’ve found a way even into classic portraits.
Everything gets better with toast done right. We could be talking of taste, but we are talking of art. Artist Henry Hargreaves decided to unlock the potential in toast and created these amazing celebrity portraits. Hargreaves did have support from Angela Barrow and Osvaldo Ponton who actually were toasting the bread. We kind of like [...]
Dubai based artist and photographer Ali Al Sumayin makes minimalist portraits of well known figures. He simply includes the best known marks of these celebrities, and they become clearly legible, even though they lack any facial features.
Artist Eric Daigh makes excellent use of push-pins to create portraits that are clear and distinctly visible. You don’t really expect push-pins to do a job that clean and that is what makes these portraits appear all the more impressive, though a bit pixelated.
Peter Nguyen has one of the most beautiful photography collections out there and it is only logical because his collection has some of the greatest beauties ever. Peter chooses beautiful girls as the subject of his photographs, creating a collection that is very interesting.
Maksim Ksuta uses a number of portraits and images to create portraits. It’s like Inception with images, and it is fairly impressive. As with any such work, the further you are from the images, the better the overall portrait will look. I guess that is a hazard of using a giant pixel size.
British designer Kyle Bean made these pencil shaving portraits for contributors for the Wallpaper Design Magazine. He used shavings from colored pencils to get the desired effect for each portrait.
Daniel Kornrumpf nearly mimics brush strokes in his illustrations, but makes it way more impressive considering these portraits are embroidered.
Putting to use almost all of the snail mail portfolio, artist Sandhi Schimmel Gold makes portrait mosaics from greeting cards, advertising pamphlets and the like.