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Robin Williams Tribute Art Made Out of Candy by Pop Artist Jason Mecier

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We have praised the work of pop artist Jason Mecier many time in the past, but this may be our favorite piece yet.

Rest in sweet peace Robin.

Artist Jason Mecier writes:

This is My Robin Williams tribute piece. If you can’t already tell, it’s Robin Williams as Mrs. Doubtfire, with a Patch Adams nose and a Flubber green background.

This portrait took over 30 hours to make and is composed of thousands of candy pieces including, Red Vines, Black Licorice, gum balls, Jelly Bellies, Jelly Beans, Tic-Tacs,Gum Drops, Gummy Bears, Sixlets, Mike and Ike’s, Hot Tamales and others.

“I’ve always wanted to do a portrait of him combining all of his most popular roles. Unfortunately, now was the time to do it.”  Jason Mecier

This original art piece is priced at $1500.

To purchase contact the artist at jason@jasonmecier.com

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Jason Mecier Bio:
Pop Artist Jason Mecier creates one of a kind outrageous mosaic portraits. He meticulously fabricates anybody out of anything, from Kevin Bacon out of bacon, to Honey Boo Boo out of 25 lbs. of trash. Jason’s artwork has been featured everywhere from Entertainment Weekly to The New York Times, on TV shows like Glee, Rachael Ray and TMZ, as well as music videos by Pink and Pitbull. His portraits are hanging in Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museums, countless celebrity homes, and even in The Playboy Mansion!

 

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