CASTAGNARO, Italy (NBC/APTN) - A giant portrait of Pope Francis appeared in a field in Northern Italy.
Land-artist Dario Gambarin used a tractor to create the 328-foot-wide picture on Monday.
The portrait took six hours to complete and is the latest piece by the artist who says he uses his plow as a painter would use a brush.
Gambarin uses farmland owned by his parents to create the portraits.
His former works include images of Edvard Munch's iconic "The Scream," as well as a portrait of President Barack Obama.
Gambarin says he has honed his technique so well he doesn't take measurements before he begins; he just jumps on his tractor and creates perfectly dimensioned giant images.
He said he was inspired to portray Francis after the pope announced he would lead a worldwide day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria on Sept. 7.
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