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« on: January 01, 2009 03:50:14 PM »

The restaurant I work at displays a bunch of original artwork by a Miami artist named Carl Meyers.  There is one piece that is a man's face that is made out of google eyes that I have coveted since the first day I saw it.  Since a several thousand dollar piece of art is not exactly in the budget right now, I have only been admiring it from afar.

Then, one day a couple months ago while trying to decide what to put up on the wall in my new dining room, I thought why can't I just make something like that. So combined with my love for Bob Dylan, this piece was born.  It is a 24X30 canvas.  It actually turned out to be a fairly fun activity while watching TV and I may end up doing a few smaller pieces for a friend of mine.



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« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2009 03:57:51 PM »

That is really really neat! What did you use for the solid black part, just paper?
Looks time consuming!  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2009 04:02:52 PM »

I picked up a canvas at the craft store when they were having major pre christmas sales and painted it with black acrylic paint before I started.
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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2009 04:55:12 PM »

 Shocked WOW!!  Shocked I love it  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2009 05:08:26 PM »

OMG  thats is a great use for googly eyes!   Yours looks wonderful!
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« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2009 05:20:10 PM »

Wow, this definitely rocks!  Awesome job.
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« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2009 05:33:06 PM »

ohmygodohmygodohmyg od! 

i love this! 

i've done a coupla picture frames covered in googly eyes, but nothing of this scale.  amazing job!
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« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2009 06:15:19 PM »

oh my ... that is awesome!!
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« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2009 06:16:03 PM »

That is great!  You did a wonderful job.
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« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2009 07:02:14 PM »

I Love this.....You did an excellent job. I thought it was some kind of needle work, looking at the small. pic. But, when I click on the actual post....GOOGLE EYES Roll Eyes!!!! Get the freak out of here. Lovies............
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