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Artist Uses Hundreds of Found Objects To Recreate Iconic Paintings And Portraits

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Painting, Recycling

In her “Plastic Classics” series, British artist Jane Perkins uses almost anything she can find – buttons, plastic toys, LEGO pieces, etc. – to re-create recognizable iconic paintings like DaVinci’s Mona Lisa and portraits of stars like Albert Einstein and Nelson Mandela. Although she has her artistic roots in textile work, she works almost exclusively with plastic parts.

Cats And Dogs With Their Famous Humans

By • Jan 27th, 2014 • Category: Animals, History, Latest Posts

Cats and dogs are cool enough on their own, but just in case you weren’t convinced about this verified fact, here are some famous people with their pets to convince you. Given how most of the pet owners on this list are larger-than-life celebrities, it’s nice to know that even they enjoyed the company of pets just like we do. Sure, maybe not all of us can afford an ocelot like Salvador Dali, but it’s nice to know that even he had a cat to scratch behind the ears from time to time.

Badass Nursing Home Residents Recreate Famous Movie Scenes

By • Jan 24th, 2014 • Category: Art, Digital Art, Latest Posts, Photography

Senior citizens from nursing homes in Essen, Mülheim and other towns across Germany have proved that having fun has nothing to to with your age. The young-at-heart nursing home residents created a calendar of brilliant pictures for the Essenes Contillia Group called “Classics 2014” in which they replace famous movie stars in some of their favorite classic movie scenes. The only difference, of course, is that these “movie stars” are between 75 and 98 years of age.

Portraits Made Using People as Pixels

By • Mar 1st, 2012 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

American artist Craig Alan creates unique portraits of pop-culture icons using people as pixels. Some of his famous pieces include Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy and the Statue of Liberty, but probably the most incredible one is the portrait of Audrey Hepburn from Breakfast At Tiffany’s.

Natalie Irish Paints With Her Lips

By • Sep 9th, 2011 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Weird

A Houston based multi-media artist Natalie Irish creates beautiful portraits in a way that probably no one ever has before – she paints with her lips. By varying the pressure of her kisses on the canvas she is able to create astonishing paintings which many of us couldn’t draw with a whole bunch of painting tools. Here are some images and a video showing her work process, creating portrait of Marilyn Monroe.