Artist Creates 3D Portraits Using 10,000 Screws

by • February 28, 2011 • World Of ArtComments (0)657

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First publised in Gblog (February 27, 2011)....We love these sculptural portraits made with screws by Andrew Myer (click HERE to learn more about Andrew). This Laguna Beach, California-based artist goes through a multi-step process to create incredible works of art you almost have to see (or touch) to believe. He starts with a base, plywood panel, and then places pages of a phone book on top. (Cool fact: He’ll use pages from his subjects’ local area.) He then draws out a face and pre-drills 8,000 to 10,000 holes, by hand. As he drills in the screws, Myers doesn’t rely on any computer software to guide him, he figures it out as he goes along. “For me, I consider this a traditional sculpture and all my screws are at different depths,” he says.

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