Artist Fills Bubble Wrap With Paint For Detailed Portraits [Pics]
To create a unique pixelated piece, artist Bradley Hart injects acrylic paint into each individual capsule.
Artist Bradley Hart creates pixelated, photorealistic pictures by injecting acrylic paint into bubble wrap. The pictures, which look like paintings of people and landscapes, make up his ongoing ‘Injections’ series.
He works from photo references, treating each individual bubble as a pixel. Hart told The Huffington Post that it takes an average of 150 hours to create each piece.
The syringes and dried paint in the mixing jar are recycled, and the drips of paint on the bubble wrap and the drop sheet are collected. He then makes derivative works, which repurpose the waste. Hart writes about the inspiration behind the series: