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Artist Eric Daigh used exactly 22,765 pushpins to create a portrait of Pinterest founder Ben Silbermann for a feature in Fast Company’s 2012 Design Issue. Co.Design interviewed Eric Daigh to learn more about his creative process.

Watch This Guy Draw Pinterest’s CEO, Using 22,765 Pushpins

Some of the most exciting art is often created using some of the least expected mediums. Eric Daigh is a Michigan based portraitist known for his beauti

The Astounding Pushpin Portraits Of Artist Eric Daigh (PHOTOS)

Incredible Pushpin Portraits Will Amaze You

Massive PUSHPIN Portrait by Eric Daigh - via My Modern Metropolis;  "The ... artist uses 25,000 to 100,000 pushpins to create each piece! [He uses a] computer and specialized software to break [a photographic] image down to a very low resolution and forces the computer to make the image out of only five colors (red, blue, yellow, black and white). He then uses a grid map to show where to stick the pins row by row."

Massive Pushpin Portraits

Pushpins | 10 Mosaics Made With Unusual Objects | Mental Floss

10 Mosaics Made With Unusual Objects

TEDx Talk: Eric Daigh

Eric Daigh is an American portraitist and conceptual artist. Daigh's work began as large-scale mosaic and has since expanded into new forms of representation.

Artist Bette Ridgeway creates gorgeous poured paintings

Artist Bette Ridgeway creates gorgeous poured paintings with Crayola Paint. We heart her wild color! Make your own Bette-inspired work of art for an original Christmas gift idea.

5 | Watch This Guy Draw Pinterest's CEO, Using 22,765 Pushpins | Co.Design | business + design

Watch This Guy Draw Pinterest’s CEO, Using 22,765 Pushpins

Where others have used paint, Eric Daigh uses the humblest of office supplies. And he’s become world-renowned for it.

7 | Watch This Guy Draw Pinterest's CEO, Using 22,765 Pushpins | Co.Design | business + design

Watch This Guy Draw Pinterest’s CEO, Using 22,765 Pushpins

Where others have used paint, Eric Daigh uses the humblest of office supplies. And he’s become world-renowned for it.

Choctaw - Agriculturists of the Southern Indians

Title: Louisiana Indians Walking Along a Bayou Artist: Alfred Boisseau Region: USA Period: 1847 Material: oil on canvas Dimensions: 28 x 44 x 2 in.

(Tip: If you highlight some text on a Web page before clicking Pin It, the selected text becomes the caption for your pinboard item.)

Reviewing Pinterest, the Newest Social Media Site

If you highlight some text on a Web page before clicking Pin It, the selected text becomes the caption for your pinboard item.

Gritos con Arte.

"The Private Life of a Masterpiece" was a BBC arts documentary series which told the stories behind great works of art. Here is the episode about Edvard Munchs "The Scream".