Who Knew Corn Flakes Could Look So Good?


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Artists use all kinds of mediums, ranging from snow and sand to even cups of latte, to show off their creativity. So it is not surprising to hear that New York-based photographer and illustrator Sarah Rosado, decided to pick cereal or to be more precise corn flakes, for her creations.

The 30-year-old says that the inspiration to create artist portraits from grains of corn flakes hit her while she was eating breakfast, which comprised of well . . . corn flakes, and listening to oldies and R&B music.

And while it may not appear so, the self taught artist says creating cereal masterpieces is hard work. She starts by sketching the image of the artist. Then begins the painstaking process of crushing the cereal to the right size so that it can be carefully placed on the outline. Once that is done, the artist uses a pin to carefully shape the nose, eyes and mouth.

It is therefore not surprising to hear that each portrait takes about five hours to create. But the end result as you can see, is quite stunning. Among Rosado's many cereal art celebrity creations are 'the king of pop', Michael Jackson, Reggae legend Bob Marley, R&B singer Alicia Keys, as well as, former Beatle, John Lennon.

This is not the first time this creative artist has picked an unusual medium. In September 2013, she wowed the world with a series of artwork that was made entirely from dirt. We wonder what she will think of next!

Resources: churchm.ag, news.yahoo.com

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  • minecat3000
    minecat3000Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 8:21 am
    OMG! To cool
    • kittylover111
      kittylover111Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7:14 am
      Super cool and creative! Who knew cereal could be that useful?
      • happiervibess
        happiervibessSaturday, January 9, 2021 at 4:21 pm
        This is really really cool!! I think this really creative!!
        • prettygurll
          prettygurllFriday, December 11, 2020 at 9:15 am
          What an interesting passage! I wish I could make things so good out of dirt and cereal!!
          • kurz
            kurzFriday, December 11, 2020 at 9:08 am
            I wish I could do something like that!!!
            • bsc
              bscSaturday, December 5, 2020 at 7:16 am
              That is really cool and creative!
              • wolfy_blue
                wolfy_blueSunday, August 9, 2020 at 12:06 pm
                art out of food? count me in! i like to do art especially drawing and painting but with food would be interesting....
                • l78
                  l78Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 7:19 am
                  • sikowitz
                    sikowitzTuesday, May 19, 2020 at 6:42 pm
                    If u try it will get easier, easier, and easier to do
                    • cattylala101
                      cattylala101Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 12:15 pm
                      cool! l like to draw.