Jelly Bean Portraits

In this Mixed Media studio, Little Artists were  inspired by the amazingly sweet and colorful portraits created by San Francisco artists, Jason Merceir, who focuses on celebrity portraits, flawlessly emulating his subject matter using candy among other things. images images-1 Unknown

Each artists first drew their self portrait on a blank canvas and then using  Jelly Beans "painted" their portraits with color, glueing in different shades to create shadow and depth to their faces and hair. 

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Creating lines with the candy was key in creating a realistic curve in the face and hair.

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Yummy!

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See You at the Next Studio!