Portraits made of unusual materials

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Portraits could sometime appear boring, as they simply portray a person’s face with a plain background.

Most of the time the person is not even smiling, so the artwork could even reflect a sense of nostalgia and/or apathy.

Well, The Golden Scope found seven artists who revolutionized the idea of portrait-making, and created the most unique and fun works of art!

The seven individuals featured in today’s article used extremely unusual materials to make their masterpieces. Thanks to their “unique” techniques the final artworks are definitely entertaining and fascinating to look at—especially compared to the usual portraits.

Take a look at the following portraits and compare them to the ones made of unconventional materials. Which ones do you prefer the most? Boring V.S. Peculiar.

THE ARTISTS AND THEIR MATERIALS

Jason Mercier used food, Scott Gundersen corks, Eric Daigh pushpins, Pete Fecteau Rubik’s cubes, Mary Ellen Croteau used bottle caps, Ed Chapman guitar picks, and last but not least, Joel Brochu used sprinkles (sugar candies used to decorate cakes).



JASON MECIER




SCOTT GUNDERSEN




ERIC DAIGH




PETE FECTEAU




MARY ELLEN CROTEAU




ED CHAPMAN




 JOEL BROCHU

 

(Photos that taken from GoogleImage.com and they all belong to their original owners)

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