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Artist Michael Kalish created this brilliant portrait of Muhammad Ali using 1,300 punching bags, 6.5 miles of steel cable, and 2,500 pounds of aluminum pipe. The entire installation of the heavyweight champion took nearly three years to complete and stands 22 feet high. Michael Kalish, Muhammad Ali, Boxes Gloves, Art Design, Ali Sculpture, Punch Bags, Mohammadali, Speed Bags, Stainless Steel
This looks elaborate, but the end result is a masterpiece. I might be brave enough to try it.
"Master of embroidery Evelin Kasikov recently began a new project involving cross stitched portraits. Using an identical grid, each image is created using a mix of geometric stitching styles and thread of varying color and thickness that results in these beautifully pixelated faces."