Hair-Woven Portraits: 56-year-old Zhang Dexuan, from China’s Sichuan province have something unique to present, as he say he is only the artist in the world that creates Hair-Woven Portraits. He collects hair from family members and by using just six simple tools he creates amazing portraits. Have a look at his art in pictures below.
A portrait of Qi Baishi, a Chinese painter famous for his pictures of lobsters, is shown in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province on Oct 26, 2010. This portrait, 2.1 centimeters long and 3 centimeters wide, took more than two months to be made, because it is made from more than 300 strands of hair. Zhang Dexuan, 66, has been practicing this skill for 54 years and claims that he is the only one who can weave pictures using hair. [Photo/CFP]
Zhang Dexuan, 66, stands in front of a blueprint in Chengdu on Oct 26, 2010, and explains how he works: before weaving a picture no bigger than 10 centimeters, he would make a blueprint 100 times larger and spend several months on the weaving process. [Photo/CFP]
The weaving is done with the help of a powerful magnifying glass, and the artist Zhang Dexuan has to control his breathing during the process. [Photo/CFP]
The materials Zhang used to weave the picture are displayed on Oct 26, 2010. [Photo/CFP][/quote