Jason Mecier – Makes Portraits out of Red Candy!
Mosaic artist Jason Mecier creates portraits of famous personalities out of candy, food, yarn, dried beans and just about any old junk.
Jason Mecier has “spent more than 10 years creating outrageous 3-D mosaic portraits of his favorite pop culture icons. Each portrait is created from the celebrity’s own discarded objects and junk such as broken sunglasses, makeup, gum wrappers, jewelry, deodorant, shoes, and other items. Participants and celebrity clients include Phyllis Diller, Rosie O’Donnell, Paris Hilton, Pam Anderson, Farrah Fawcett, Florence Henderson, Elvira, Pink, and many, many more.
Taylor Lautner Robert Englund as Freddie Kreuger
In his “junk” portraits, the objects he uses to craft the images include things relevant to the celebrity or personality of his subject, such as the Campbell’s soup cans and banana used to compose a portrait of artist Andy Warhol: