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June 20, 2007
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we are made of words. by sunfairyx we are made of words. by sunfairyx
Print can be purchased here: [link]


Typographic portrait for my Typo class.
This is project one. =]

I could say a lot about this piece that would make me lose my nerves all over again, so I'm not going to. :P
It took about 10-15 hours to complete, using Adobe Illustrator CS - the image in the background is my ID 5.0.

The main objective with this was to make it my own, not only with my picture but with the message of the words used. As said in my essay, I hope people get the idea of all the emotional input there is to this image. It's very personal.

In total there are about 16 lyrics printed in this:
*Words by Pablo Neruda
*"Elephant Woman", Blonde Redhead
*"I Walk Beside You", Dream Theater
*"The Point Of No Return", from The Phantom of the Opera
*"Frozen", Madonna
*"Nowhere Warm", Kate Havnevik
*"Life In Mono", Mono
*"Molinos De Viento", El Mago de Oz
*"Fly Away From Here", Aerosmith
*Words from The Crow


08.27.2007 : New image and title update.
10.06.2007 : Huge thanks to :iconpatgroove: for the feature, to :iconenchanted-black-rose: for the suggestion, and to every little comment and favorite received. You're loved!
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Given 2007-10-04
When we listen to spoken words they become a part of our being. we are made of words. by ~sunfairyx shows us that song lyrics can mark our identity. Understanding what we're all about individually really is about reading between the lines. This beautiful piece of work is a dually layered with technique and personalization. ( Suggested by enchanted-black-rose and Featured by lonnietaylor )
lunarecchia Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013
Gosh, what a smashing work! I found it quite by chance in my search for a meaningful illustration for my blog and this was absolutely perfect! You can see it here…, it's a post about words, I've included a short explanation of the work, a few biographical notes on you and link to your site, I hope you'll like it.
SKShigan Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012
Impressive is an euphemism!!! :omg:
:clap: :clap: :clap: :iconsuperw00tplz:
thestjohnlady1 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012
How on earth did you do that???
(And just why can't I???)
That's amazing!!!
Uber jealous!!!
Artsouls143 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Hi sunfairyx :)

mind blowing... man... even iam also done typography portrait... for contest...

your portrait as life...

just check mine....


my first typography portrait..

hope u like it

nice to meet u
sunfairyx :)
Vivoula Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2011
atulperx Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2011  Student Photographer
Sir I have featured your artwork in my typography collection and hope you will like it . I have diverted link to your profile for big image view .

80 Amazing Examples of Typography Portraits :thumbsup: :dance:
ByOpser Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011
facai1997 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011   Digital Artist
skepsis66 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
Astonishing! I can't imagine how much hard work you've put into this. It's such a powerful imagine, and very unique!
charlottefitton Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
wow. what program did you use for this ? its truly spectacular.
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