Rio de Janeiro-based


Álvaro Franca

uses nothing but a typewriter to create gorgeous portraits of his favorite authors.

In his

series titled 'Typewritten Portraits', Franca created portraits of five of his favorite authors, including Jack Kerouac, J.D. Salinger, and Charles Bukowski.


portrait is composed of mere letters. Franca plans on continuing it and adding more typewritten faces to the project.



, images via Fernando Dias]

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