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Kate Middleton’s First Official Portrait Is Revealed To Mixed Reviews. Let’s Take A Close Look.

Kate Middleton's first official portrait

The Duchess of Cambridge’s official portrait commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery in London was unveiled today. (more…)

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Andrew Myers Decides To Screw Art. Portraits Made With A Drill and Philips Head Screws.

andrew myers screw portraits

It’s hard to know whether or not to call Andrew Myers’ work paintings or sculpture. A bit of both, Artist Andrew Myers uses anywhere from 8,000 – 10,000 screws (which he then hand paints) drilled into boards to create thoughtful portraits of men and women. (more…)

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Incredible – and Enormous – Public Portraits by Hendrik Beikirch.

public portraits by hendrik beikirch

Murals and Public Portraits by street artist Hendrik Beikirch. Artist Hendrik Beikrich (aka ecb) is a portrait painter and a muralist 
who first worked as freelance artist in Koblenz, Germany. From 1996 through 2000 he studied art education at university of Koblenz-Landau. It was 
in 1989 that he created his first painting using a spray can
 instead of a brush and he was hooked. (more…)

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Portraits Made With A Single Unbroken Black Thread Wrapped Around Nails.

Kumi Yamashita Thread Portraits

Get ready to have your mind blown. These portraits are made with a single, unbroken thread.
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Hole Punch Dots Make Whole Face Portraits by Artist Nikki Douthwaite.

Punch Hole Portrait Hero IIHIH

Artist and huge F1 fan Nikki Douthwaite makes mosaic portraits out of photographs, paper scraps, articles and ephemera, but her Hole Punch Dot portraits really caught my eye. Most of us just toss out those little round pieces of paper punched out from larger pieces without giving them a second thought. What we think of us trash, Nikki has turned into an art medium. (more…)

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