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These beautiful portraits of Miley Cyrus and other celebs are made of emoji

Texting with smiley faces, balloons and women dancing in red dresses can spice up a conversation, but rapper Yung Jake has elevated emoji to an art form. He's created nearly a dozen emoji-only portraits of celebrities from Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld to Miley Cyrus and Kim Kardashian.Over the past month Yung Jake has been posting the portraits on his Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram accounts �
Rapper Yung Jake used emoji to create portraits of celebrities including Miley Cyrus.
Rapper Yung Jake used emoji to create portraits of celebrities including Miley Cyrus.yungjake/Twitter / yungjake/Twitter

Texting with smiley faces, balloons and women dancing in red dresses can spice up a conversation, but rapper Yung Jake has elevated emoji to an art form. He's created nearly a dozen emoji-only portraits of celebrities from Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld to Miley Cyrus and Kim Kardashian.

Over the past month Yung Jake has been posting the portraits on his TwitterTumblr and Instagram accounts  (note: these pages may include profanity).

kim...+pic.twitter.com/Qsm2mG7sxb

—+black+hoodies+(@yungjake)+January+9,+2015+


pic.twitter.com/iYR46vslPc

—+black+hoodies+(@yungjake)+January+23,+2015+


just+think what+if wait+guys think+4+a+sec @Seinfeld2000+ what+if Seinfeld+was+made+out+of+emojis?+pic.twitter.com/SKIfosTbND

—+black+hoodies+(@yungjake)+January+16,+2015+


Yung Jake told media outlets he used the website emoji.ink, which lets users "draw" using emoji, to create the incredibly detailed and realistic portraits.