Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Unbelievable Celebrity Phone Book Carvings

Phone Book Carving
Alex Queral is a Philadelphian sculptor best known for using old phone books to carve their pages into celebrities faces. Some of the celebrities he's made sculptures of include Barack Obama, Jack Nicholson, Frida Kahlo and John Goodman. The process takes at least a couple of weeks to complete.

Queral says that creating these portraits is a very tense process because it takes so long to do, and if you 'cut something away you can't get it back again.' Here are 20 unbelievable examples of his carvings.

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