These Detailed Star Portraits Were Created Using Cardboard

By: Lacey-Jane Walsh - Published: Aug 11, 2013 • References: gilesoldershaw & mymodernmet
These carved up cardboard portraits were created by artist Giles Oldershaw. Each of these incredibly detailed portraits depict one or more celebrities, including Alfred Hitchcock, Marlon Brando and Marilyn Monroe.

Oldershaw creates these artworks using old cardboard boxes, and carves and tears them until they look like celebrities. The artist chose actors he admired and used discarded cardboard to create a homage to them. These remarkable works use trash to create accurate depictions of famous individuals. It's the materials Oldershaw uses that makes these portraits really stand out.

This talented artist sells these celeb portraits through his website. He has also begun taking requests for his portraits. If you have the cash and these clever cardboard portraits speak to you, you can even commission a portrait from him. Stats for Cardboard Celebrity Portraits Trending: Older & Chilly
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