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Amazing Typewriter Art By Keira Rathbone
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Amazing Typewriter Art By Keira Rathbone

Meet Keira Rathbone, an artist who is most famously known for her amazing typewriter art.

The creative London artist makes detailed drawings on a typewriter she bought from a Poole charity shop. Her drawing technique involves typing out hundreds of letters, numbers, and symbols in place of brush strokes and pixels, which results in these beautiful enigmatic images. It’s a little like ASCII art made by computers but instead, she creates her work all by hand. On average, she spends 90 hours on each typewriter-produced drawing.

However, it doesn’t mean she can’t draw with a regular pencil – her vintage typewriter is just one of Keira’s art mediums. She also displays her work process as a performance artist, starting from a pencil drawing and slowly filling in the page with typewriter ink.

Typewriter artist Keira now has an arsenal of 30 typewriters and already made ASCII portraits of Kate Moss, Marylin Monroe, Barrack Obama, Tom Hanks, and others you are about to see. Enjoy these celebrity portraits from this talented artist!

Website: keirarathbone.com

Keira at Work

1. Kate Moss

2. Tom Hanks

it’s just one of Keira’s mediums is the use of vintage typewriters to create her art

3. Wimborne Minister Church

4. Russian Boy

5. Cherrie Typeface

6. Miss Turlington

7. Vintage Record Player

8. Nicole Kidman

9. Bonnie Greer

10. Diplomat

11. Obama

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