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Detroit based blogger and artist, Eric Millikin has a sweet tooth for classic monsters, he also has a clever idea how to use left over Halloween candy–create pop art style mosaic portraits using nothing but candy wrappers.

Thanks to Nick Rieman for today’s fodder.

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In continuing the trend of  transforming mundane objects into eye catching mosaic portraits, Chicago born artist Mary Ellen Croteau has created a 8′ x 7′ self portrait out of plastic bottle caps. The piece consists of thousands of multicolored caps strategically set in place, with no paint being used other than to create shadows in a few instances where the white board was visible. Click the link below to check out larger photos of the self portrait and couple other pieces in the ‘Bottle Caps’ installment.

http://www.maryellencroteau.net/mec_website/galleries/Pages/bottle_caps.html#5