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Honey Boo Boo Portrait Made From 25lbs of Garbage

Honey Boo Boo Portrait made of recycled trash

Seven-year-old reality TV starlet Alana Thompson’s portrait has been created with 25lbs of garbage. 50-year-old San Francisco-based artist Jason Mecier spent 50 hours and used 25lbs of recycled trash to create a larger-than-life portrait of Honey Boo Boo.

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British Comedy Legends Made From Breakfast Foods

British Comedy Legends Made From Breakfast Foods

Comedy TV channel Gold has unveiled a unique portrait of British comedy legends Morecambe and Wise made entirely from breakfast foods. The artwork was commissioned to mark the launch of the channel’s new series Bring Me Morecambe & Wise and follows a survey of 2000 comedy fans who named the breakfast scene as the most iconic of the duo’s sketches.

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Creative Portraits Made of Fruits, Vegetables & Flowers

Portraits Made of Fruits, Vegetables & Flowers

Klaus Enrique Gerdes, a New York City photographer, has created a series of original portraits made exclusively from vegetables, fruits and flowers. At first glance these portraits look familiar if you have ever seen Giuseppe Arcimboldo‘s work before, who was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of such objects as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books. Unlike Giuseepe, Klaus Enrique Gerdes first created the original portraits with vegetables, fruits and flower and then shot them.

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‘The Beatles’ Portrait Made Out of Jelly Beans

'The Beatles' Portrait Made Out of Jelly Beans

A portrait of The Beatles has been made out of jelly beans to mark the opening of a West End show which pays tribute the Fab Four’s musical legacy.

Confectionery firm Jelly Belly used thousands of the colored sweets to create the image adapted from the inside cover of the 1967 album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

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10 Excellent Examples of Typography Portraits

Typographic Illustration / Portrait

We have heard these memorable sayings like “A good sketch is better than a long speech” or “A picture is worth a thousand words”. Sometime, the most complicated issue and matter can be simplified and expressed over a single image, but today I want to show you something different, a hybrid of both.

The images below are the examples of very unique approach to portrait illustrations. They are the mixture of both images and typography. The creative manipulation of font types, sizes and keywords can form a great portrait artwork.

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