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Artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs from Queens, N.Y. transforms standard pennies into works of art.

Artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs from Queens, N. transforms standard pennies into works of art.

Tiny Oil Paintings Cover the Surface of a Penny by Jacqueline Lou Skaggs

Tiny Oil Paintings Cover the Surface of a Penny

Field of Sleeping Peasants, 1971 oil on penny Paintings on copper penny by Jacqueline Lou Skaggs

Монетная живопись от Jacqueline Lou Skaggs.

The Baptistery, 1980 oil on penny Paintings on copper penny by Jacqueline Lou Skaggs

In her series, "Tondi observations," contemporary artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs paints miniature oil paintings on the copper surface of discarded U.S. pennies. Interestingly, as she points out in her description of the series, her actions elevate the value of the coins while simultaneously defacing them.

Artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs — painting miniature oil paintings on the copper surface of discarded U.

artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs uses pennies as canvases

Amazingly Detailed Oil Paintings...On Pennies

Монетная живопись от Jacqueline Lou Skaggs.

Artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs has taken discarded pennies (well, every penny gets discarded, doesn't it?

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Eventually, Ben will have a badass nautical, fantastical, musical room full of pirate ships, instruments and inspiration.

” This small body of twelve works consist of images painted on found, discarded pennies. These pictures pay homage to, not only, the binding ideologies that define our family, religious, social and political worlds- but also to the resonating mythological powers of traditional painting and miniature picture making- much like the Dutch oils on copper from the 17th century. Paid tribute no less on the face of discarded coins these iconic images transcend the coins value while, to some extent…

Jacqueline Lou Skaggs - one cent - penny coin hand painted arts - chicquero 12

“GEODE” STREET ART PROJECT around LA.  Love this.

Urban Geode Street Art - created by LA artist Paige Smith AKA A Common Name, the geodes are small art installations made from shiny paper.

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