No, we're not talking about nail polish twee art, we're talking about hardcore hardware nails. Like where Bon Jovi would sleep on after laying you down on a bed of roses. Artist Marcus Levine makes these fine pieces of artwork by hammering about 15,000 nails on a wood panel. Pictures after the jump...
Marcus Levine’s amazing artworks are done without any sketches or tracing, he memorizes the images in his head and meticulously hammers every single nail in the right place. These nail art pieces look like 3D pointillism.
I can’t help but be impressed each time I think about the amount of time, effort, and dedication that go through each piece. Here’s a video coverage by BBC where he talks and explains the process of his work.
When asked to recall the moment they first became truly interested in photography, most photographers would remember the magical feeling of picking up a hand-me-down or secondhand camera, the thrill of shooting an entire roll through, and the elation upon seeing and holding their first ever set of photographs. Caleb Savage, however, had quite a unique experience. At 10 years old, he had his first taste of working in the darkroom making prints at Boy Scout camp, thereby beginning a more than a decade-long affinity with photography.
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