Photos: Bullet Art or Political Statement?


Keeping in tone with our recent Gun Art article, we came across an artist by the name of David Palmer, who creates what he calls “bullet proof art.”

Looking at the portraits below, you might realize they all have something in common. Can you figure out what it is?

Here’s one of Tupac Shakur:

Abraham Lincoln:

This is John Lennon; The piece is called “The Eyes of Peace”:

“The Eyes of Peace” close up:


In case you didn’t catch on, these subjects were all victims of tragic shooting incidents.

This is some seriously intricate work, as Palmer first has to layout thousands of shell casings to create his canvas. Then, he uses a blowtorch to shade and bring out facial features. Incredible stuff!

We leave you with The Statue of Liberty:




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