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Artist draws portraits with people's ashes

AshesA Canadian artist has come up with a new way to memorialise cremated loved ones: a portrait drawn with a pencil created from their ashes.

Lucas Seaward, a portrait artist from Edmonton, Alberta, says he has developed a process for incorporating about a tablespoon of ashes into a type of pencil that can be used for drawing a memorial portrait in shades of grey.

A portrait of the deceased is not cheap. Producing a drawing can take anywhere between 30 and 200 hours and costs start at C$5,000 ($4,730), depending on the size and complexity of the work.

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