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

Wm. Faulkner as The Sound and the Fury

Wm. Faulkner as The Sound and the Fury

09 – Robert Lowell as History

Robert Lowell as History

Robert Lowell as History

08 – R. K. Narayan as The Vendor of Sweets

R. K. Narayan as The Vendor of Sweets

R. K. Narayan as The Vendor of Sweets

07 – John Keats as Lamia

John Keats as Lamia

John Keats as Lamia

06 – James Tate as Riven Doggeries

James Tate as Riven Doggeries

James Tate as Riven Doggeries

05 – James Joyce as Ulysses

James Joyce as Ulysses

James Joyce as Ulysses

04 – Ezra Pound as The Cantos

Ezra Pound as The Cantos

Ezra Pound as The Cantos

03 – Elizabeth Hardwick as Sleepless Nights

Elizabeth Hardwick as Sleepless Nights

Elizabeth Hardwick as Sleepless Nights

02 – Dante as The Inferno

Dante as The Inferno

Dante as The Inferno

01 – Charles Darwin as The Voyage of the Beagle

Charles Darwin as The Voyage of the Beagle Portraits

Charles Darwin as The Voyage of the Beagle

Source: John Sokol Official Website

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