Posts Tagged ‘recycling’

Celebrity Portraits from Recycled Materials


It all starts with the usual photos. Then, Bernard Pras creates their portraits. Portraits of extraordinary people from unusual recycled materials. Toys, tools, pieces of rubber and a variety of other items that we use every day – these are the materials, which come to life through the portraits of this talented artist. These portraits […]

Giant Portraits Made From Thousands of Repurposed Wine Corks


The portraits start out as large photographs that Gundersen takes of his subjects. The photographs are then used as a reference, as he renders the faces into a large scale pencil portrait. After shading and contouring, he is ready for the corks! Stacked around his studio, the corks are separated according to tone and color. […]