Greg Milano works in real estate, has a law degree, and studied architecture and art history. Maybe all that helped him to acquire an interesting trait, mashed potato sculptor. Yes, you heard that right.
This year, he made a “perfect” miniature of a Tesla Cybertruck. Making art out of food is a tradition already. He started making volcanos 20 years ago, he’s already made a snowman, Pilgrim hat, a football, and more.
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“I did a hostess cupcake and Twinkie because they were in bankruptcy,” the “mashterpiece” artist said. “White House because it was an election year, the DeLorean from ‘Back to the Future’ because it was when Marty went to the future, and BB8 when ‘Star Wars’ came out.” He stated that he always has the news as inspiration for his art. With the unveiling of the Cybertruck, it wouldn’t be any different.
“I am just a big kid,” said Milano in an interview with CNN. “Pablo Picasso summed it up well: ‘Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up…
…The hardest part was definitely the geometric lines of the design, keeping the proportions correct, achieving the illusion that it is sitting on four wheels and creating the thin walls of the bed of the truck with the tailgate down,” Milano said.