John Sokol (Canton, Ohio 1947) is a famous writer and painter from United States, Akron. In this inspirational project, Sokol created an amazing collection of portraits. Portraits of world’s most famous writers. And he just used their own words, not any other lines. In his ‘’Word Portraits’’ Sokol uses lines from some of their most popular works to outline their faces, and recreate lines and wrinkles.
Check out 10 Most Novelistic Portraits Made Of Words By John Sokol. Don’t forget to visit his official website to see more from his portfolio.
10 – Wm. Faulkner as The Sound and the Fury
09 – Robert Lowell as History
08 – R. K. Narayan as The Vendor of Sweets
07 – John Keats as Lamia
06 – James Tate as Riven Doggeries
05 – James Joyce as Ulysses
04 – Ezra Pound as The Cantos
03 – Elizabeth Hardwick as Sleepless Nights
02 – Dante as The Inferno
01 – Charles Darwin as The Voyage of the Beagle
Source: John Sokol Official Website