Artists Create Elaborately Detailed Miniature Worlds For Their Snails

Artists, filmmakers photographers Aleia Murawski and Samuel Copeland create elaborately detailed miniature worlds for their pet snails. The dioramic designs include the high life, with limousines and champagne coupe beds, the lowbrow with paper-dragging bathrooms, the mundane with office work, the playful with a skateboard ride to the extraterrestrial with a visitation. “We made a terrarium...

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Taiwanese Artist Creates Exquisitely Detailed Miniature Dioramas

Taiwanese artist Hank Cheng creates exquisitely detailed miniature dioramas that are featured in an incredible range of scenarios that address both the real and the surreal. In one vignette, a (relatively) giant Unicorn Gundam invades a scale replica of Cheng’s apartment while another features a home with a mossy roof and rusting car in front. The dioramas are so well crafted that if it weren’t...

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Russian Artist’s Cute Felted Wool Animals Might Hypnotize You With Their Googly Eyes

Somewhere in Khabarovsk, Russia, there lives a passionate felted wool artist that makes the cutest woodland animals that seem like they came out of a Disney movie. Her name is Yulia Derevschikova, and she’s been doing this since 2015 and she has created over a hundred of these adorable little critters. More: Instagram h/t: boredpanda View this post on Instagram Две рыжие сестрички Малышки...

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Handheld, Creepy Furniture Sculptures Made Of Fake Human Skin

In the unsettling 2009 sculpture series “Handheld,” small models of furniture appear to be made out of human skin. In actuality British artist Jessica Harrison created the sculptures using casts of her own hands. The sculptures intentionally blur the division between the human body and its environment. Much of her work is anatomically-themed—we previously wrote about her series of Bloody Boudoir...

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Scenes From A Tiny World Where Everything Could Happen: Photograher Turns Everyday Objects Into Fun Miniature Worlds

According to Péter Csákvári: “I’ve spent 3 years creating this project called “Tiny Wasteland”. The series feature miniature figures placed next to everyday objects in order to create the illusion of microscopic worlds. I’m actually a food photographer so the whole idea came from there. I made about 100 pictures already from this tiny world, the rest you can find on...

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BMW Isetta: The Iconic Miniature Bubble Car Of Automotive History

The Isetta is an Italian-designed microcar built under license in a number of different countries, including Argentina, Spain, Belgium, France, Brazil, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Because of its egg shape and bubble-like windows, it became known as a bubble car, a name also given to other similar vehicles. In 1955, the BMW Isetta became the world’s first mass-production car to achieve a...

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This Artist Creates Tiny Oil Paintings On Pennies

According to Bryanna Marie: “I started painting miniatures a few years ago as a daily exercise, primarily with the goal to paint more often and hone my skills for finer detail in smaller compositions. More: Bryanna Marie, Instagram h/t: boredpanda View this post on Instagram The office of Dolores Umbridge, complete with pink curtains and velvet chair, all the way down to her floral teapot...

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Drew Leshko’s Miniature Sculptures Are Utterly Mind-Boggling

Paper sculptor Drew Leshko carves, cuts, and layers paper and wood, in an attempt to recreate the world around him. His intricate sculptures explore the architecture of his neighborhood – a sort of three-dimensional archive of buildings that are in transitional periods. As such, his work examines gentrification and history, how historical relevance is determined, and most importantly...

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Japanese Photographer Brings Action Figures To Life In Impressive Shots

For those who just cannot wait for the new adventures of their favorite superheroes to come out, Japanese photographer Hot.kenobi has a special treat. The artist has a knack for creating intricate scenes that tell alternative stories of many famous superheroes and portrays them using figures. More: Instagram h/t: boredpanda View this post on Instagram . . . Cowabunga . . #toys4life#toystagram#

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New Grid-Bonsai Trees Let You Enjoy Traditional Japanese Art As A Puzzle

A new collaborative effort between Japan Botanical Culture Co., LTD. and creative design office nendo is showing that with a new “modern” bonsai that requires no watering or fertilizer, GRID-BONSAI. More: Japan Botanical Culture Co. (jp) h/t: grapee The project was put together as a means of answering interest outside Japan in bonsai trees, but also circumventing a lot of the...

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