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Nested Plastic Bottle Caps Give Mosaic Rich Color Palette

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Nested Plastic Bottle Caps Give Mosaic Rich Color Palette

As impressive as this bottle-cap self-portrait from artist Mary Ellen Croteau may be, I probably would not have chosen to mention her piece CLOSE, here, if it weren’t for the interesting way that she has used sets of nested plastic bottle caps to achieve a much deeper color palette than would’ve been possible using bottle caps without the nesting trick. Clever![via Dude Craft]

6 thoughts on “Nested Plastic Bottle Caps Give Mosaic Rich Color Palette

  1. LeAnn McKenzie Lewis says:

    I LOVE this! How cool is that?

  2. Anonymous says:

    That would be Chuck Close.

  3. Candice Howard Brunty says:


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