Yi Hong — the Malaysian artist who can paint using nothing but a coffee cup — proved she's as pun-loving as she is creative by sculpting Mark Zuckerberg's face out of books. (Get it?)
Hong, who lives in China, spent time in the U.S. in May and wanted to create a portrait of an easily recognizable American to remind her of her trip. She went to Facebook to ask for recommendations when the punny idea struck her. Thanks to her experience working for an architecture firm, she was able to come up with a way to do the sculpture that wouldn't ruin the books completely.
She cut grooves into the edges of 36 A Game of Thrones novels (the thickest versions she could find) that she collected, and seven days of work later, the grooves in all the books formed a likeness of the Facebook founder. Check out the video above to see Hong working on her puntastic masterpiece.
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