Typographic Portraits made in Photoshop
In fact, typography is a potent element of graphic design. However, there is less concern for readability and more potential for using type in an artistic manner. And type combined with negative space, graphic elements and pictures, forming relationships and dialogue between words and images. Fortunately, the possibilities of such programs as Photoshop make the process of creating such portraits quite possible, even if you are not an artist at all. Besides, there are online tutorials demonstrating, step by step, how to transform someone’s face into a powerful portrait made entirely from text.
Here is a great collection of typographic Portraits of well-known and unknown people.