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The Funniest Father’s Day Tweet

The best Father’s Day Tweet was sent by Ronan Farrow, who is the only biological child of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen together. In case this Tweet doesn’t mean anything to you, his mother actress Mia Farrow adopted several children and then had a relationship with director Woody Allen for 12 years, but they never [...]

Mark Zuckerberg’s Face Made With Books

Face … book? Get it? Artist Hong Yi (previously on Neatorama) has created the face of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg by slicing pages off books (The Games of Thrones, the thickest she could find). Link [...]

Sock Portrait

Coffee, a basketball…and now socks! Hong Yi makes portraits using materials you’d never think of. Her latest work is a rendering of Chinese filmmaker Yimou Zhang in socks. She was inspired by the most ordinary of sights in Shanghai: socks hanging out to dry on bamboo rods. “To me,” she writes, “that was incredibly beautiful.” Link [...]

Coffee Cup Stain Art

Hong Yi’s subject matter is fairly conventional: portraiture. But her methods are extraordinary. We’ve previously watched her compose a portrait of a famous basketball player using just a basketball and paint. More recently, she spilled coffee into a saucer and planted the cup repeatedly on paper until she composed a picture of actor Jay Chou. [...]

Woman Paints Portrait of Famous Basketball Player with a Basketball

(Video Link) Hong Yi painted a strikingly detailed portrait of Yao Ming, a basketball player who recently retired from the Houston Rockets. She decided that a basketball would be a more appropriate instrument than a brush. Watch this time-lapse video of her at work. Link -via Gizmodo