Drawings made from sunlight and magnifying glass

1-Jordan-Mang-osan-600x337 Remember as a kid using a magnifying glass and the sun to kill ants? Filipino artist Jordan Mang-osan employs the same technique to create beautiful "solar drawings."

"Painting With The Sun: Solar Pyrography Drawings By Jordan Mang-osan" (Visual News, thanks Lindsay Winterhalter!))

Jordan Mang-osan gallery at Fine Art America



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  1. I used to do this. Nothing so fancy. I still have a board with my name on it some where.

  2. I cheat and use a laser cutter to get this effect. I can't imagine having the patience and fortitude to hold the magnifying glass steady for that long.

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