Food art by Nathan Wyburn
You won’t find watercolors, pastels or oils in portraits created by 25-year-old Nathan Wyburn. Whether Twiggy crafted out of Twiglets, Michael McIntyre with Marmite, or Rowan Atkinson from baked beans, his celebrity portraits combine the pop-art sensibilities of Andy Warhol with non-traditional materials, creating art which is refreshing and unique. Nathan Wyburn is a Welsh Fine Art graduate who specializes mostly in creating iconic celebrity portraits and ‘Pop culture’ imagery with non-traditional mediums such as Food (Marmite on Toast, Sauces, Sugar, Chocolate, Beans, Pizza, Sweets etc), along with other everyday items (Newspaper cut outs, Soil, Candles, Toothpaste, Fake tan, Motor Oil etc).
Welsh artist Nathan Wyburn paints portraits of celebrities with jam, ketchup, sugar, chocolate on toasted slices of bread. Nathan Wyburn has created his own unique technique, and this made him popular – his work was featured on TV shows including Britain’s Got Talent 2011. Nathan has exhibited work all over the UK, his art was featured in Japan, USA, and Australia. Along with traveling to Madrid, Istanbul, Helsinki and Vienna for commissioned work and TV guest appearances.
Nathan Wyburn used a material that reflected Britney’s standing in Pop Culture and so chose the American favorite peanut butter and jelly. The image is from her iconic ‘Baby one more time’ music video.