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Published: January 25, 2010
© 2010 - 2020 theexperiential
Commissioned by TIME Magazine. Consists of 12,680 individual characters set in about 20 hours, or 10.5 characters per minute. Includes type from Obama's campaign and branding: Gotham, Knockout No. 48, Gill Sans, and Perpetua.

This was featured on the Table of Contents page of the February 1st, 2010 edition of TIME Magazine.

Check out more on the piece, and more of our Calligram Illustrations, here: theexperiential.com/
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rhrudroNew Deviant

Amazing work, why don't you share a work process with us? :heart:

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jerzeyboy1995Hobbyist General Artist
THIS SPEAKS VOLUMES! 
hookinjfarm's avatar
Magnifico! Your art is unique and and not easy to do..Good stuff!
LuLupoo's avatar
Excellent work :iconclappingplz: Most surely deserved a DD :aww:
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theexperientialProfessional Interface Designer
Thanks! :-)
LuLupoo's avatar
The pleasure was all mine. Its awesome :aww:
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George-WillisIIIHobbyist General Artist
fascinating
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SSXVegetaHobbyist Digital Artist
Any plans for a tutorial for this type of thing? I've made a handful, but nothing with so much depth, Im very curious of this great work.
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AcronicDesignHobbyist Digital Artist
very nice
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rubenantonioProfessional Digital Artist
Wow, amazing. Great work.
soulessone12's avatar
Nice..pretty much sums up what Obama has to deal with
ADITYAMITRA's avatar
Grate Beautiful Work 
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theartisticnerdStudent General Artist
I saw this on the TIME magazine!!!! Oh my gosh. That's amazing. Hey, Gill Sans! Awesome :D :D :D :D :D :D
Alvinmferrer's avatar
awesome pls pls pls tutorial pls Master Pls
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TheGreatAhtnamasStudent Traditional Artist
This is beautifully executed! In fact, I'm in a typography class right now, and I have to do some research on a typographic artist that we find interesting, and I'm interested in writing about you and your work. My essays won't get published or anything, but we have to do some typography with info about our artist as well. May I place this image into a "magazine page" that I'm making for class? Again, it won't get published and anyone who reads it will know it's yours. Again, beautiful work, and I really love how he looks troubled, like he has stresses that the people forget about.
grgbbek's avatar
can any one please tell how to create this kind of awesome typography [link]
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Lintu47Hobbyist
Hello :wave:
You have been featured in #ArtHistoryProject's Inspiring Digital Artworks article.
Have a nice day :huggle:
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bjsfjeiHobbyist Artist
Very stunning. Whish we could get a tutorial for this graphic. All the best.
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JonathansArtLog Digital Artist
Nice! What font?
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