Michael Pederson’s Miniature World Of The Unexpected: Artist Uses Skill And Humour To Enlarge Small, Everyday Things

“Please wait here until called,” says the sign by a small hole in the sidewalk. There are ropes and stanchions to corral the visitors waiting for, well, what? What’s inside? Who can fit though the portal to the VIP club, popular restaurant or haven on the other side? Who calls? Michael Pederson (previously), aka Miguel Marquez Outside, could tells us. He made the sign and other intriguing tableaux of small worlds. But we don’t want to know. We’ve stumbled upon something new and delightfully small. It needs no explanation. It just is. And it’s wonderful. Continue reading »

Confectioner Combines Desserts With Miniature People To Create These Fun Scenarios

Matteo Stucchi is an Italian professional confectioner that makes desserts in style – he believes that the aesthetics of food are as important as its flavor. Continue reading »

Miniature Paper Cut Scenes By David Allen Reeves

Here: “Ash!: Almost in time for Halloween.. Er, Thanksgiving? YES. Anyways, big news about this piece! It’s featured in Gallery 1988’s group show Crazy 4 Cult in December out in LA! I’m really excited, flattered, and honored to be a part of it.”

Rhode Island native photographer and artistDavid Allen Reeves has loved comic books, movies about cowboys, ninjas, zombie hunters since childhood. He even dreamed of becoming a filmmaker. But despite the fact that his life had turned out differently, indicating a completely different career, the young man was able to realize his childhood dream, having created his favorite paper characters. Continue reading »

Taiwanese Artist Lives Large Dreams In Miniature Models

A Taiwanese artist, Hank Cheng has been creating remarkably realistic miniature models influenced by his life, gaining popularity on social media. Continue reading »

The Superb And Cute Miniature Watercolors By Rachel Beltz

Pennsylvania-based artist Rachel Beltz paints cute miniature watercolors ‘to show that beauty is in the little things’. Continue reading »

Miniature Scenes Set Amongst Office Supplies By Derrick Lin

Photographer Derrick Lin captures the minutiae of everyday office life across landscapes of notebooks, paper clips, and coffee mugs populated with tiny figures. Working only with his iPhone, desk lighting, and a broad array of miniatures, Lin creates visual commentary on office life as well as recreations of popular artworks or scenes of escape. Continue reading »

A $49 Milllion Miniature Megacity Being Recreated In A 49,000-Square-Foot Exhibit Space In NYC

Times Square in New York

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A group of artists have created a new 49,000-square-foot exhibit of 300 miniature scenes of landmarks and towns from 50 countries around the world. Called Gulliver’s Gate, the exhibit features everything from a tiny replica of the Leaning Tower of Pisa to one of the Beatles strutting across Abbey Road. The $40 million exhibit, which opened in a 49,000-square-foot exhibit space in Times Square on April 6, will be on display until December 30. Continue reading »

Audi Hires Photographer To Shoot Their $50,000 Car, He Uses $32 Miniature Toy Car Instead

Marketing a car costs big bucks. Unless you hire Felix Hernandez, who doesn’t need an actual car to make the magic happen. Instead, he does it with a $32 toy replica. Continue reading »

Miniature Artist Steve Casino Creates Insanely Tiny Portraits On Peanuts

Peanut shells seem like a strange medium for sculpture, but talented miniature artist Steve Casino turns ordinary peanuts into pop culture icons with so much character they could hang out with Mr. Peanut. Artist Steve Casino’s creations are as cool as his name. Made from the entire contents and outer pod of the peanut, Casino’s tiny works of art can take up to 20 hours for him to complete. Continue reading »

Italian Pastry Chef Creates Miniature Worlds With Desserts

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Matteo Stucchi is a pastry chef from Monza, Italy, who builds playful tasty-looking worlds using only desserts and and fills them with little figurines. Continue reading »

Tiny Miniature Crochet Animals By Mohustore

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Who doesn’t love miniature wooly handmade creatures? Especially these ones by Mohustore! Móhu means fuzzy or wooly in Chinese and it’s the perfect name for this Canadian online store that creates mini crochet animals! The cute creatures are sold on Etsy in all kinds of different designs and color. Continue reading »

This Wedding Photographer Turns You Into A Miniature Person

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In Thailand, there’s a wedding photography business that’s attracting quite a bit of attention. It’s called คนตัวเล็ก, which literally translates to “Small Person.” The photographer’s specialty is making couples look like miniature figures living in a giant world. Each of the photographer’s pictures is a composite. After photographing the clients, the couple is cut out of their background and inserted into a small scale scene. A tilt-shift effect is then added to the photo to mimic the shallow depth of field look you get with macro photos. Continue reading »

Meticulous Miniature Handcrafted Meals

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When the sense of detail is pushed to its limits, it gives birth to incredible miniature works such as these diverse meals handcooked by Kimberly Burke and created at a scale of 1:12. On the menu today: chicken, bread, fruits, cake, fried eggs or fajitas. Continue reading »

An Adorable Line of Miniature ‘Bread Cat’ Shaped Resin Toys That Look Good Enough to Eat

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Korean designer Rato Kim has created a really adorable line of catloaf toys that range from the very realistic to the surreal. The toys are crafted from resin and can be easily mixed and matched with other equally adorable toys of Kim’s design. Continue reading »

Miniature Ink Drawings By Christian Watson

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These tiny illustrations are by Christian Watson, illustrator and owner of 1924. Christian posts his own miniature ink drawings (that are often less than a half an inch tall) on his Instagram. Continue reading »