Hasan Kale paints landscapes of his native Istanbul on the most unlikely canvasses. Kale likes the challenge of painting on peanut husks, split almonds, banana chips, beans, and other tiny foods. The uneven surface and widely varying textures of the various foods make it even more challenging.
Many of his paintings require a magnifying glass to see and appreciate. His next big mission is to create a silhouette of Istanbul on a strand of hair.
Let’s watch his steady hand in action:
For more on Kale’s artwork, see his Facebook page.