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Deconstructed Portraits By Henrietta Harris

Representational portraits are so passé, but these deconstructed portraits by Henrietta Harris are about to blow up like ACME dynamite! The premise is simple- take a portrait, turn part of the face into smoky wisps and there you have it-deconstructed portraits at their finest. But don’t be fooled into thinking this is an easy task, because it [...]

Portrait Hand Drawn With Over 2 Million Dots

Artist Miguel Endara turned 2.1 million carefully placed dots into a portrait of Benjaman Kyle, a man who suffers from dissociative amnesia and desperately needs someone who knows him to help him put together the pieces of his past. Miguel created the portrait to help Benjaman get a new SSN and regain some sense of normalcy, [...]

The Family That Fights Zombies Together, Stays Together

Why have a normal, everyday family portrait made in the great outdoors when you can battle a zombie horde? Evan, Ken, and their three children battled zombies and got a professional set of family pictures that none of them will ever forget! See the entire series, in which zombies sneak up on the group, they [...]

Sad Portraits Of Celebrity Impersonators

What is it about this portrait series by photographer Nicolas Silberfaden that makes them so touching? Maybe it’s because we only see impersonators when they’re in character, and these photos show them as the vulnerable human beings they are beneath the costume. Perhaps we actually expect them to act like the characters they’re portraying at all times, [...]

Portraits Of Musicians Made From CDs

Why throw all those old, scratched CDs away when you can make awesome works of art with them! This detailed portrait of Bob Marley was created by Mirco Pagano and Moreno De Turco, and it’s made out of discarded Bob Marley CDs that were no longer jammin’. Hit the link and check out the rest of the [...]

Hyperrealistic Ball Point Pen Drawings

This stunning portrait of a fiery redheaded girl is by Samuel Silva, an illustrator who really knows his way around a ball point pen! Samuel’s use of color elevates his works above the standard realistic portraits rendered in black ink, and adds to the realism and warmth of each piece. Link  –via JazJaz

The Angry School Photographer

Filmmaker Nick Scott shows us how NOT to do a school portrait session. Here’s a short film about a school photographer who’s having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. But no matter what [...]

Telling A Strangers Story Via Photo Triptych

These strange portrait photographs leave out much of the subject, and yet seem to tell more about each person than a regular photo would. Taken by photographer Adde Adesokan, they’re part of his series called “Triptychs of Strangers”, and they boil down the subject’s personality according to their head, feet and what’s in their hands. [...]

Text Art by Huy Lam

Van Gogh / Genius by Huy Lam At a glance, the artwork of Toronto-based artist Huy Lam look like their original pictures and photos, but when you take a closer look, you’d be delighted to see that the details are made with text painstakingly colored and shaped into the images. Here’s what Lam said about his art: [...]

On the Money: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Coin Portraits

During America’s infancy, the government didn’t want to put President George Washington or any of the Founding Fathers on U.S. currency. Since government-issued coins had first appeared in the world, it was common for the faces of kings, queens and emperors to appear on them. The Founders had just gotten a constitutional republic up and [...]