A Message from Ruth at Antiques And Teacups

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

English Artist Jane Perkins Makes Art of Vintage Junk...That's Recycling...

I had to share this....

This fab portrait of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge was made by an English artist Jane Perkins of junk and found objects....buttons, trinkets, charms, broken bits of this and that!

Winston Churchill as well...I am just amazed. Vintage bits and pieces into new art....there are such clever folks about.

For more of Jane Perkin's art...click HERE for Yahoo news article I found these smashing portraits in!

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  1. That artwork is really fascinating and quite original. It would be tedious work but kind of fun to do and see the outcome. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Amazing how such a good likeness can be made from stones and buttons.

  3. I have recently seen this artist's work shared online, but I had not seen these two pieces, which are just amazing. Thanks for sharing them!

  4. That's just amazing, I'm so glad you shared that. I've seen buttons and things like that made into hearts, Christmas trees....but never portraits, just incredible. Take care - Dawn @ We Call It Junkin.com

  5. Oh my gosh - that found object art is AMAZING!!! I' have to share this post with friends!!!


  6. Never saw anything like this. What amazing talent that lady has. Truly enjoyed seeing and learning about this art.

  7. Amazing! Bits and buttons and WOW! I wish I could draw half that good. Great post.

  8. Glad you did share this, Ruth! Amazing! Art is perspective - seeing the facets and possibilities of old buttons and legos is a gift, indeed.


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