Hendrix Portrait with 5000 Guitar Picks

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LEADING UK mosaic artist Ed Chapman has created a unique Jimi Hendrix mosaic out of  5000 guitar plectrums. It was auctioned last month at Cancer Research UK’s Sound & Vision event at the iconic Abbey Road Studios.

Ed Chapman said: “I’m delighted to be supporting Cancer Research UK at this year’s Sound & Vision event. The John Lennon piece I created for 2009’s event raised £6,000 for the charity, and I hope the Jimi mosaic can do the same this year."

He was right because it was finally sold for £23,000!

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Cez
Cez

so clever!!!! great art !!!

Loren
Loren

Awesome. Just Awesome!

Anna Z
Anna Z

Very creative way to use music guitar picks for a musical man.

Kathy
Kathy

Wow! Who did this?! Whoever did mudt have a lot of spare time on their hands…

kooka
kooka

i LoVE THIS! :D very pleasent/clever

cd
cd

I see at out there selling the guitar picks puncher…lets buy it and do something like this..

fajas colombianas
fajas colombianas

This is just too awesome.

Erin Elizabeth
Erin Elizabeth

Brilliant! I absolutely love this!

Dave030966
Dave030966

That is just amazing!

Years ago (20+ now) I knew a guy that did a portrait of Arlo Guthrie using just pencil dots. Up close, it looked like just what it was, but from 10 feet away, it looked like a B/W photo. There are some wonderfully talented people out there.

Christopher Bellacose
Christopher Bellacose

This is fantastic. I saw one done with a cassette tape that was pretty good as well.

Kyla

Hollyy sheeiittt this is awsometastic man.

Jeni
Jeni

That’s awesome! I have at least a thousand guitar picks but they are just sitting around not doing much. Now I want to try guitar pick art!

Usiku
Usiku

The jacket is most incredible the way the details are brought forth including the glitter effect.

Nidhi
Nidhi

Awesome work. Loved it

How To Play Guitar
How To Play Guitar

Wow!!! That is BEAUTIFUL!

ARINA
ARINA

WOW

Mira
Mira

Awesome pic!

Marcus
Marcus

I love it:)

New music video
New music video

wow great site and great people around.
watch most popular videos of Jimmy Hendrixnow.

gilberto vieira
gilberto vieira

Ótimo!!!

Meezark
Meezark

Absomother*&#@&%*lutely awsome Jimi was one of the greatest musicians and song writers ever bar none. “When the power of love overcomes the love of power then the world will know peace”

numbchuck77
numbchuck77

talent right there but the picture itself i dislike

Rolando Alvarado
Rolando Alvarado

This guitar player is alive his leyend is present and its music is and he/she will be forever immortal, I love you I mate thank you for your beautiful music, i love you Jimi

Rolando Alvarado
Rolando Alvarado

This guitar player is alive his leyend is present and its music is and he will be forever immortal, I love you I mate thank you for your beautiful music, i love you Jimi

Krystal
Krystal

I love this! I was in NY a few weeks ago, and decided to do a trip cross country to see art. I thoroughly enjoy seeing people make art and beauty out of these kinds of objects.

JuanJose
JuanJose

Wow…this is ART!!

Cindy
Cindy

Wonder if there is a poster available for purchase of this. That would be cool!

Marlboro $20 per carton
Marlboro $20 per carton

Beautiful Portraits. Great Work ;)

ashley
ashley

groovy!

Laura
Laura

That is f**** AMAZINGGG

Jay B.
Jay B.

I never understood how people can create something lie this. Not only it had to take ages to finish but the detail and colouring is breathtaking. I like Jim Hendrix very much and this is a tribute no guitar player would mind to get.

Muhammad Waseem Amjad
Muhammad Waseem Amjad

Nice way of recycling…..,

Laurel Cabrera via Facebook
Laurel Cabrera via Facebook

Espectacular !

Tremolo
Tremolo

A great advert for recycling!

George Bella
George Bella

Love the guitar pick hendrix piece.

Bianc Klütsch via Facebook

sehr cool !!

Eco Arts Awards via Facebook

That is utterly amazing!

SVincent
SVincent

This piece of art is truly amazing! See what creativity can do and at the same time, with the thought of giving back to the community. This Jimi Hendrix guitar picks masterpiece is just great!

guitar picks
guitar picks

Works of art that are created for a good cause is definitely admirable. There are certain wonderful things that can be seen here like Jimi Hendrix as the inspiration, guitar picks as the medium and of course, the cancer research organization that benefited from this masterpiece.

PlectrumPicks
PlectrumPicks

Wow, this is amazing. I think I will start to collect my old picks now … hmm, what do you think, maybe Eddie VanHalen?

Suffolk Graphic Designer
Suffolk Graphic Designer

Chapman has a great eye for colour. Very reminiscent of Chuck Close.

Odile Janniaux

Zappa, hendrix tu sèches les cours;-)

Georgina Verbena

Un Feliz cumple para JM de nuestra parte Regina Penedo

Regina Penedo

Ah chulada, yo se lo muestro más noche, Georgina, Gracias!!!

Georgina Verbena

Felicitaciones al artita, un trabajo genial !

Terry Robinson

Too cool! I want one for my “Jazz Kitchen”!

Anna-Kaisa Larsson

Plektrum?

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