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Sci-Fi Staple Portraits

James Haggerty Used Staples to Create His Star Wars Art Project

— April 28, 2014 — Pop Culture
Staples usually hone the single purpose of keeping things intact, but this Star Wars art project proves otherwise. Artist James Haggerty managed to create mosaics of the sci-fi movie's most iconic characters using them.

By using thousands of multi-colored staples and intricately placing them on his canvases, James created perfect images of Darth Vader, Greedo and C-3PO. The numerous staples placed side-by-side created textures that make the characters look freakishly real -- you would never guess that they were created with skinny pieces of metal.

The New York-based artist took an interesting approach to traditional mosaics and it clearly turned out amazingly. Maybe instead of seeing small ceramic tile artworks in homes, we will start to see staple-infused ones.
Trend Themes
1. Staple Art - The use of staples as a medium in creating intricate art pieces opens opportunities for innovative and unique artistic expressions.
2. Textured Mosaics - Creating textured mosaics using staples can redefine traditional mosaic art and offer new possibilities for adding depth and dimension to artworks.
3. Unconventional Materials - Exploring the use of unconventional materials such as staples in artistic creations can spark disruptive innovation in the art world.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - The art and design industry can explore the incorporation of staple art as a new form of expression, attracting unique and innovative artists.
2. Home Decor - The home decor industry can introduce staple-infused mosaic artworks as a fresh and contemporary option for interior design, offering customers a unique and textured aesthetic.
3. Craft and DIY - For the craft and DIY industry, incorporating staple art techniques can inspire new projects and products, encouraging creativity and experimentation with unconventional materials.
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