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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Photo: A Tom Waits Portrait Made from Coffee and Cigarettes

Posted By on Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 3:24 PM

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Now, here's some literal art we can get behind. Artist Mike Oncley fashioned this portrait of weirdo/werewolf/musician Tom Waits out of coffee and cigarettes, the very name of a film in which Waits himself played a role. Not only is it a cool idea -- the piece itself is quite striking. Oncley is selling prints of the image for $20 on Etsy; check out a video of him making it after the jump. And if you like this one, Oncley's got many more interesting portraits of musicians on his Etsy page.


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