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Famous Pop Stars Painted With Digital Dots

Friday 06.03.2011 , Posted by
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Ben Heine, dynamic creator of the Pencil vs. Camera technique, has started another project that is equally captivating. His Digital Circlism series captures famous pop stars in what he describes as a cross between pointillism and pop-art. Each highly recognizable portrait takes a sizable 100-180 hours to complete as each circle of color is hand placed. Check out the last image for a peek at his labor intensive technique.






Below: A small peek inside Ben Heine’s meticulous point by point technique.

Via: pondly.com

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Known in some circles as the most amazing man in the universe, he once saved an entire family of muskrats from a sinking, fire engulfed steamboat while recovering from two broken arms relating to a botched no-chute wingsuit landing in North Korea. When not impressing people with his humbling humility, he can be found freelance writing, finding shiny objects on the internet, enjoying the company of much-appreciated friends and living out his nomadic nature. He is Managing Editor of Visual News. Follow his movements on Twitter:

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