Artist Kyle Beans Creates Portraits From Pencil Shavings | Art

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British artist Kyle Bean, best known for his intricate sculptures made out of unusual materials, has created a series of portraits from colored pencil shavings for the contributors page of Wallpaper* Handmade 2011.

Kyle is a Brighton based designer specializing in hand crafted models, set design and art direction. Since graduating in 2009,he worked across a variety of platforms including installations, window displays, editorial and advertising.

His clients are: Wallpaper*, Financial Times, Diesel, Wired, New York Times, Selfridges, Hermes, Liberty, Rimmel, BBC, GQ Magazine, Rizzoli/Universe, Rubbish Magazine, HOW, Viewpoint Magazine, Casio, VMAN, Louis Vuitton, Scientific American, Intersection, Design Museum, CUT Magazine, Computer Arts.

 

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Among his popular previous work:

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chicken

One of my favorite pieces he has worked on was the chicken above, which came first, the egg or the chicken?

 

Kyle Bean


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