Unconventional portrait of Pope Francis? Nailed It!

The portrait of Pope Francis is comprised of 5,000 nails. (September 2015, WIAT)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — John Carroll Catholic High School student Nick Bertani crafted a giant art installation for his art class of Pope Francis.

However, it isn’t your average portrait!

Bertani carefully placed 5,000 nails, one at a time, on a canvas to form the pope’s face.

Nick’s mother Susan said they donated the art installation to their church where it will soon be on display.


This story was first published on WIAT.com.

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