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Jason Mecier is a San Francisco-based mosaic artist best known for his astounding and kitschy portraits of celebrities fashioned from foodstuff like beans, cereal, and macaroni. His Olsen Twins portrait is made from various candies such as peppermint sticks and (I think) Chiclets and jellybeans.
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The Carol Channing portrait above was fashioned from yarn and googly eyes, and he also works with materials like pencils, old makeup containers, pills, cigarettes and seashells. Talk about recycling! Mecier has done illustration work for mags like Rolling Stone and Entertainment Weekly, and his work is collected by celebs such as Bjork, Melissa Etheridge and Parker Posey. It’s no surprise that his website is as kitschy and fun as his work. Link.
Related:
Pancake Art – Link.

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Jenny Ryan

Jenny Ryan is an artist, crafter, and maker of things. She lives in Los Angeles with a pack of various animals (including her husband) and writes about her adventures in creating at Exit Through the Thrift Shop.

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