Close, A Self-Portrait Made Out of 7,000 Bottle Caps

Close Bottle Caps Portrait

“CLOSE” is a large scale self-portrait by artist Mary Ellen Croteau that she made out of 7,000 plastic bottle caps. The portrait, which measures seven feet by eight feet, takes its inspiration and title from the self-portraiture of Chuck Close. Croteau has posted instructions for aspiring bottle cap artists.

Close Bottle Caps Portrait

Close Bottle Caps Portrait

Close Bottle Caps Portrait

photos via Mary Ellen Croteau

via Recylart

Follow Laughing Squid on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Email and RSS.

This post is sponsored by...


Advertise on Laughing Squid -- Ad campaigns start out at $40/month for 20K impressions.