A Korean sculptor, Seung Mo Park knows a special pattern of weaving weightless wire portraits. Seung Mo Park’s portraits consist of hundreds of thousands of small holes formed by the intricacies of wire in huge sheets. To obtain whole-leaf full portrait, the artist simply cuts off the extra parts of the wire creating twist layers, which results in image formation on the wire sheet surface. Continue reading … Transparent Wire Portraits
In this video, an artist painter from Shanghai named Hong Yi drew a portrait of her idol singer with a bottom-stained coffee cup. While listening to the song of a popular Taiwanese singer Jay Chou, a 26-year-old Hong Yi was drinking her morning coffee. The song’s lyrics began with a mentioning of a coffee cup. Hong Yi has accidentally put the cup on the white tablecloth, instead of the saucer, leaving a brown stain on the white cloth. The artist was inspired by the idea of drawing a portrait of the singer with a bottom staine
In this post I’ve concentrated on art where the pins are the main focus, rather than a way of art. Fortunately there’s a short video, where we can see a fantastic pin artist in action. He uses push pins to make large-canvas portraits and they are stunning. It is a real challenge to create faces with the quality of something digitally produced. By the author’s own confession it took the most time, the most patience, the most research and the most money to create. This portrait required approximately 15,000 push pins. The final portrait weighs about 19 kg, which includes the cork board. The author has built a wooden frame to support it, so it wouldn’t break under its own weight. The soundtrack in the video is a song by the author, called “Time Catcher”.