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This John Lamouranne Art Brings New Meaning to the Term Egghead

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: • References: iamjohntheeggman & slashfood
Some of the most clever creative challenges result from pieces made from unconventional materials, and the egg art of John Lamouranne provides examples of such eggstraordinary work.

The artist from New Orleans began his eggcentric career in the late 1970s after crafty attempts to replicate Mickey Mouse and The Beatles sparked interest from family and friends. As his hobby grew, so did the media's interest, and in recent years the painter has hatched Hollywood in iconic characters like Lady Gaga, Oprah Winfrey and the judges from American Idol.

Adorning his fetching figurines with long locks, elaborate dress and embellishing accessories, John Lamouranne is able to capture perfect bobble head caricatures of actors, musicians and even world leaders like Barack Obama, Prince William and Kate Middleton in remarkable accuracy.

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