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Posts Tagged ‘pixel art’

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.

97-Year-Old Legally Blind WW2 Veteran Creates Incredible Pixel Art With MS Paint

By • Jul 26th, 2013 • Category: Art, Digital Art, Drawing, Latest Posts

It’s never too late to learn. 97-year-old World War II veteran Hal Lasko, who is now legally blind, proves this by creating a series of stunningly detailed pixel paintings on his ’95 Microsoft Paint. Hal, also known as Grandpa, only discovered computer art only in his 80′s, and hasn’t let go of it since!

Dream Big: Portrait Made of 4,242 Rubik’s Cubes

By • Nov 8th, 2011 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

Can’t solve the Rubik’s cube? Don’t worry, because there’s a much cooler way to use it! Pete Fecteau used 4,242 officially licensed Rubik’s Cubes to create a mosaic of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The construction process took a little over 40 hours. Each cube has been “reversed solved” or twisted so that one of the faces maps its nine stickers into the total image, 38,178 stickers total. It measures 19′ x 8’6″ x 2.25″ and weighs roughly 1000 pounds.

Stunning Crayon Pixel Art By Christian Faur

By • Nov 16th, 2010 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

Christian Faur is a Granville, Ohio based artist who uses hundreds of thousands of individual crayons to produce a single, pixelated image. While at first sight his art looks really stunning, I find his technique not artistic at all…