Using guns to make art

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Alabama-based artist Walton Creel creates images, which resemble the print-outs from the old dot-matrix printers, using bullet holes.

“Whatever view a person already holds on guns is the view they project onto me. If they love guns and think gun ownership is a God-given right, then they see my work as reinforcement of that view. If they think guns should be banned, they see my work as an ironic protest.”

Read the article at CoolHunting.

[ Many thanks to Greg for emailing me the link. ]

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Heath Heath on Jan 04, 2010

    That's actually pretty cool and requires more patience than I could likely muster.

  • Marshall Mathers Marshall Mathers on Jan 04, 2010

    It looks to be a 10/22. I wonder if he used 10rd mags or said to hell with it and bought a 50rd teardrop drum.