Push pin art!

I was intrigued to come across this video clip of a portrait made with 15,000 push pins.

The music is the artist’s own composition – details are provided at the video’s YouTube page. Here’s how he produced the image.

Looks like a lot of work! I don’t know if I’d have the patience to push in 15,000 pins like that, one at a time . . . not to mention sorting through 50,000 of them to pick out the colors I wanted!



  1. very interesting. Using the push pins like pixels, just larger pixels.
    A small magnet would have helped in picking up the spilled pins. I know my thumbs would not be able to do that for long.

  2. Some people have the strangest interests.

    I suspect this is good therapy for him.

    Mine is sipping a fine Merlot while watching "Full Metal Jacket" on my 52-inch Flat-screen.

    "Me love you long time!!!

  3. The "Me love you long time", is NOT a made up line stone came up with. I heard that line many a time in the city of City of Olongapo in the province of Zambales, Philippines, while I was there during the early 1970's.
    stone needs to pay Olongapo some royalties for stealing that line from them.

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