Saturday

Ant Death, Folic Acid, and Family Portraiture

What does a guy do with 200,000 dead ants? Shame to toss them away, right? Well, if you're Chris Trueman, you make a portrait of your little brother with them. Destined to sell at auction for thousands of dollars 80 years from now, certainly.

via neatorama

3 comments:

  1. Several bloggers have asked me how I learned the papercut portraits that I learned from you. If you don't mind, I'd like to post a link to your video in which you teach this technique. You can see some of my portraits at the link below.
    http://juliassewsweetandspecial.blogspot.com/2010/06/3-d-sherensnittes-of-my-grands.html

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  2. I am not completely certain, but it would be FORMIC acid that would be coming from ants, not FOLIC.

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  3. Thanks esbboston, you are correct, there were a few errors in the interview process. The painting has gotten quite a reaction:
    http://www.dudecraft.com/2010/06/ant-death-folic-acid-and-family.html

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