Portraits Made from Strips of Shredded Money

Portraits Made from Strips of Shredded Money portraits currency collage

Portraits Made from Strips of Shredded Money portraits currency collage

Portraits Made from Strips of Shredded Money portraits currency collage

Portraits Made from Strips of Shredded Money portraits currency collage

Portraits Made from Strips of Shredded Money portraits currency collage

Portraits Made from Strips of Shredded Money portraits currency collage

Artist Evan Wondolowski uses thousands of paper strips from shredded U.S. Federal Reserve Notes to create these amazingly detailed portraits of celebrities and politicians. Evan says that he starts with an underdrawing of the portrait on newsprint and then glues each shred of currency piece by piece before finishing up with a little vine charcoal to increase contrast. Each portrait can take up to a month or more. Keep an eye on his website for new works in the future.