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Will This Artist Work For Peanuts?

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Judging by Steve Casino’s highly original and creative works of art, he shouldn’t.

Steve Casino is an artist who uses peanut shells to create mini statues.
He started when he saw a peanut that he thought looked like himself.  So he experimented with a self-portrait using a peanut shell and he was pleased with the results.

Steve Casino call himself as the “Painter Of Nuts”.

Game Of Thrones
Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts 

Rapunzel

Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts 

Steve then made a mini statue of Joey Ramone of the band Ramones and later, the whole band.  After five months of mastering this unique art, Steve made about 30 mini statues such as Star Trek, Spider-Man fighting Doc Ock.

Ramones
Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts 

Super Peanuts

Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts 

Salvador Dali

Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts   

The big break came in when Oscar award winner and Nine Inch Nails singer Trent Reznor contacted him and requested for a peanut shell statue of himself and his family.  This project encouraged him a lot to perfect his artworks.

Abraham Lincoln

Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts  

According to Today , he says, "It was just a hobby, and after that it was like, 'This great artist likes my art, I must be an artist!’"

Elton John

Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts  

Mahatma Gandhi

Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts  

Peanut Beagle

Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts  

This uncommon art requires a lot of patience and dedication.  It takes anywhere from 5 to10 hours to finish a miniature figurine.  The process is a delicate and measured process.  ”If you screw up one millimeter it doesn't look like the person any more." he says.

Michael Jackson

Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts  

Nirvana
Steve Casino/Painter of Nuts  

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For more arts of Steve Casino, visit http://stevecasino.com/ /Facebook/Painter of Nuts /and follow his Instagram - @stevecasino