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The Essential Abraham Lincoln - His Likeness In Thumbtacks & 10 Things You May Not Know About Him

Screenflex acoustical panel

A blank canvas awaiting its artist.

 

Screenflex acoustical panel Abraham Lincoln thumbtack project

The start of something interesting. Templates were added to the panel grid in sections and the thumbtacks inserted accordingly.

Screenflex acoustical panel Abraham Lincoln thumbtack project

The end of week 1: After a slight learning curve, the essential Abraham Lincoln begins to take shape.

Screenflex acoustical panel Abraham Lincoln thumbtack project

At the beginning of Week 2, we’re beginning to get the hang of it!

Screenflex acoustical panel Abraham Lincoln thumbtack project

Project creator and Screenflex Marketing Manager Steve Bonesz inspects his creation.

Screenflex acoustical panel Abraham Lincoln thumbtack project

We employed college students who were home for winter break, to work on the project. DePaul University student Jullian Mauleon was our resident jester.

Screenflex acoustical panel Abraham Lincoln thumbtack project

Sarah Frommelt, an Illustration Major at Northern Illinois University working hard on getting up the second template.

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Even members of the Maas family have gotten involved in this project.

 

Screenflex acoustical panel Abraham Lincoln thumbtack project

Halfway through week 3 and it’s taking shape.

the essential Abraham Lincoln an image In thumbtacks

The Essential Abraham Lincoln in thumbtacks!

 

Abraham Lincoln in thumbtacks

4 people and 3 weeks later, the finished product and a glimpse of our next icon. Any guesses?

To highlight the durable tackable surface of our Screenflex portable partitions and acoustical panels, we recently embarked on a rather ambitious art project. We’re not finished with it just yet. However, to honor our 16th President on his birthday here’s a look at one of our panels. We also found these 10 Things You May Not Know About Abraham Lincoln on History.com

The Essential Abraham Lincoln’s Image Comes To Life In 12,952 Handpainted Thumbtacks

 

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