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Elvis Featured in New Art Technique by Painter Craig Alan

February 18, 2013

A new intricate technique of artwork currently features the King of Rock 'n' Roll alongside household names such as Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and even the Statue of Liberty. In a new article on, Atlanta-based artist Craig Alan reveals the images were not actually an aerial photograph but rather a painting with tiny figurines representing people.

"The Elvis Presley piece shows the late music legend's face recreated with hundreds of tiny figures. Each has its own shadow making the photographic effect even more convincing," writes The Daily Mail.

Photos surfaced last week with the images of famous faces such as Elvis and left art critics puzzled at how these images were captured. Alan says the decision to recreate celebrity faces were easy and calls it rewarding to see people's reaction to his work.

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