THis Artist Uses An Etch-A-Sketch To Recreate History’s Most Famous Paintings.

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Labowitch said sketching at the museum proved to be a great way to meet people.

Jane Labowitch may be 24 years old but she’s a pro when it comes to playing with an Etch A Sketch. The Horner Park, Chicago, resident is able to create intricate and elaborate drawings using the little red tablet. Labowitch has re-created the 1884 masterpiece *A Sunday on La Grande Jatte* by Georges Seurat. The feat of twisting and turning the knobs on the toy took eight and a half hours to complete, broken up over four sittings at the Art Institute of Chicago. The original hangs in this gallery. Labowitch, who also calls herself Princess Etch A Sketch, has been playing with the toy since she was four. She has taught herself all the secrets like how to cover a mistake and erase a part of the drawing without erasing everything completely.

Princess Etch A Sketch

"I met people from all over the world who had stories to share about how they had an Etch A Sketch when they were a kid, too," says Labowitch.

Sheila Klingel Laurienti

Princess Etch A Sketch

The artist is hoping to devote herself to this art medium full-time.

Princess Etch A Sketch