Recreating Old Masterpieces with a Nail Gun

Nail gun art by Chen Chun-Hao (3)

Artist Chen Chun-Hao uses a nail gun to replicate traditional Chinese landscape paintings of masters Fan Kuan and Guo Xi. Each “mosquito nail” creates a dot on the canvas, and when viewing the dots as a whole you see mountains, forests, streams,  and other elements.

See also: “Each black dot is a Nail.”

Nail gun art by Chen Chun-Hao (1) Nail gun art by Chen Chun-Hao (5) Nail gun art by Chen Chun-Hao (4)
Photos © Chen Chun-Hao 

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