Jul 8, 2012

Celebrity Photo Mosaics by Charis Tsevis

 

Charis Tsevis is an award-wining visual designer and illustrator living and working in Athens, Greece. He serves a global list of clients from his studio, Tsevis Visual Design. He’s also a part time professor of Editorial Design at the AKTO College of Art and Design. In a recent showcase on Behance, Charis shared his incredible collection of editorial illustrations from 2011-2012.

Tsevis specializes in photo mosaics which are large portraits consisting of hundreds and thousands of smaller images. You can see each ‘macro image’ below is made from a variety of visuals that represent or portray each individual. Charis was also kind enough to post his incredible photo mosaics to Microsof’s Zoom.it so you can really magnify his work to see the detail and intricacy of his pieces (some are as large as 127 megapixels!).

This is only a small selection of his illustration work showcased on Behance, be sure to check out the entire post for more!

 

 

1. Hugh Laurie for TV Guide

 

photo mosaic of hugh laurie from house for tv guide cover by charis tsevis

 

 

close up of photo mosaic for hugh laurie made of pills meds and doctor hospital related imagery

 

 

 

 

 

2. Shaquille O’Neal for Fast Company

 

 

 

close up of photo mosaic for shaq for fast company by charis tsevis

 

 

 

 

 

3. Steve Jobs for Discover Magazine

 

photo mosaic of steve jobs made up of apple products for discover magazine by charis tsevis

 

 

close up of steve jobs photo mosaic made of apple products

 

 

 

 

 

4. Thom Yorke & Coachella by the numbers for OC Weekly

 

 

 

 

5. “I Like Facebook” for Fortune Magazine

 

photo mosaic for facebook like thumbs up made up of facebook icons

 

 

close up of facebook like photo mosaic made of facebook icons

 

 

Not a celebrity, but I ‘Liked’ it too much and had to include it :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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