“I Thought They Were Photos!”: Japanese Artist’s Exquisite Work Earns Plaudits Online

Artist Hiroki Saito posted the works he has made so far on his Twitter account, to overwhelming praise and astonishment.

The reason? These aren’t photos, paintings, drawings or computer-rendered illustrations but painstakingly realized works of ‘kiri-e.’ Literally meaning “cut drawings,” kiri-e is created with paper and a blade. For Hiroki Saito, who works in large formats of A4 and even A3 size, it can take up to 4 months to produce one work. The results, however, are well worth the effort, as you can see below. Continue reading »

This Is How The Practical Miniatures For Blade Runner 2049 Were Created

Today we’re going to take a fantastic look behind the scenes from the Weta Workshop team and how they created the amazing miniatures from Blade Runner 2049 neo-noir sci-fi film directed by Denis Villeneuve. Continue reading »