Jason Mecier has a vision unlike most. He is an artist, and a creator or some pretty rad portraits, but he does not imagine his subjects in pastels or watercolors, pencil or acrylic; instead, Meceir creates his masterpieces out of junk – everything from bubble gum and pickles to sunglasses, deodorant, and makeup.
As a child Jason’s grandmother encouraged him to create masterpieces using whatever he could find, and he says, “I learned from her that I can make art out of anything I want to, and that there are no rules.” So true, so true.
In 2002 Meceir completed a true masterpiece. A project that he worked on for half a decade. A piece made of 185,252 pencils in the house of Jaina A. Davis in San Francisco, CA. It is called Pencil Vania—the “Forest of Pencils.”