One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s…

Hey everyone! Since my last post was a bit serious I thought I’d do something a little more light-hearted and fun. I’m always amazed at what artists can create out of junk. Maybe I’m over thinking this but I don’t think it’s as simple is gathering up a whole bunch of junk and whipping out a bottle of Elmer’s glue. You have to not only gather more materials than you probably need but you also have to figure out a way to use each item so that it has a purpose other than being a stand-in because nothing else fits or connects. That being said I have a great appreciation for artists who can take a whole bunch of random objects and make them into something meaningful.

These were created by Jane Perkins and you can obviously see the amount of work that would have gone into one of these because the attention to use of different shades in each piece. The skin in these is really amazing and really precise. I also loved how Mona Lisa’s hair was made out of beads, I thought it was a nice touch! I know that I would not have the patience to do this so I can really appreciate this artwork and I wanted to share it with you guys! Below are my favorites but you can check out the link  below for the rest.
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Link: http://news.yahoo.com/lightbox/art-made-from-junk-slideshow/art-made-from-junk-photo-1393273044770.html

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