This guide will take you through the production techniques towards reinventing your favourite works of art as an alternatively palatable painting.             

Step 1: Pick a Particularly Meaty Artwork

Begin by selecting the artwork that you wish to baconly appropriate. This Lucian Freud self portrait makes a useful starting point for its exaggerated, meaty flesh tones.
Wonderfully macabre. Bacon is inspirational.
I now can say bacon does not make everything better
That bacon baby.. Oh my word.. xD
<p>This is amazing. And creepy. And obviously time-consuming. And delicious. </p><p>Wow. Thanks for sharing!</p>
uh....this be creepy, but it also makes me want to deep fryer...deep fried bacon baby anyone?<br><br>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1niqKEK465E&amp;annotation_id=annotation_328678&amp;feature=iv
Ugh. I am so busy being revolted by the images that I can't get to admiring the artistry bit. I'll never be able to look at bacon in the same way again.
youve turned a bacon sandwich into artwork, inspiring
How can the dog stand not eating the baby?
Seriously.... that baby... nightmares... awesome, delicious, nightmares.
Third degree burn baby. But clever...
So first you make the sculpture out of the meat, and then you photograph the sculpture and create a painting of the photograph? This is really something. It's too bad the sculptures themselves aren't sustainable. It's very creepy and lovely at the same time.
<strong>Throwing it out there to <a href="http://www.instructables.com/member/Alexander+Ross/">Alexander Ross</a> and <a href="http://www.instructables.com/member/scoochmaroo/">scoochmaroo</a>...... Do you guys think you could resin the sculpture and preserve it? Just a thought. I adore the process you are using <a href="http://www.instructables.com/member/Alexander+Ross/">Alexander Ross</a>! I just wonder if you couldn't also preserve in someway the original sculpture, it would be sort of neat to see them all together (sculpture, photo, painting) in an exhibit.</strong>
Thanks a lot, although the idea is that they do rot; i think the main reason that making a human being out of raw meat is so unsettling is that the sculpture is so close in its behaviour to the real thing. <br><br>So in the way that the Jane Hamilton portrait is a lasting image of someone who is long dead, in a shorter time span, these paintings become something similar. Its all part of the creepyness.<br>
I'm reminded of Francis Bacon when I see your work (and I love him btw). I also think of expressionist who completely rock in my world. So, I think it's great. I understand the idea of rotting, I'm just fascinated by your process and (I assume) you show your work. I just hope people understand the process, because if I just saw your end result, I would be amazed, but man seeing your process and the end result I'm flat out blown away. :) I dig your work, keep it up! I hope you will be posting more to instructables. :)
Deliciously creepy! :D
Bacon-baby wins my creepyvote.
This genuinely disturbs me. How much did all this bacon set you back??? I hope it was sainsbury's basics.
This is so very cool! Nicely done!! I gave you my vote, good luck!
as a vegetarian i have to say, i'm shocked how you &quot;play&quot; with food<br>but we all have to make sacrifices for art !!!<br>this might be one of the creepiest, and sickest things i saw on the net (well according to what one hears there still seems too be much worse... )... but i have to admit, that i actually am really impressed by your sculpturing and drawing skills.<br>i think this is awesome :)

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