Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Thread and Nail Portraits

New York artist Kumi Yamashita is working on a project called Constellation that I find pretty fascinating.  It is a series of portraits made by wrapping a single thread around some nails to create dark and light areas that express an image.  The results are pretty fantastic.

The close view
The whole portrait

Kumi Yamashita is best known for her innovative light and shadow sculptures:

Outstanding work.

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