If you‘re a fan of Star Wars and LEGO, this is your dream come true. Vesa Lehtimäki uses LEGO minifigures, baking soda and forced perspective to create original miniature scenes from such epic movies as Star Wars, Indiana Jones and The Lord of the Rings. However, he certainly has his heart set on a galaxy far, far away.
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Earth is beautiful and full of surprises. So is Matthew Albanese, a New York-based artist, creating stunningly realistic landscapes from everyday objects and photographing them as if they were a part of the earth. Albanese named his project “Strange Worlds” for it really is strange to see coral reefs made from walnuts, or mountains built from cinnamon.
When I saw these tiny carvings, I thought that Dalton Ghetti has added some new works to his incredible series of pencil tip sculptures. However, it turns out that these wonderful micro sculptures were actually carved by Vietnamese-American artist Diem Chau. Diem’s carvings are so well executed that it makes me sad that there are only two of them. Now I’m bookmarking her blog and will continue to refresh it everyday till I see more amazing pencil tip sculptures!
Minimiam (meaning “Mini Yum”) is a creative union of husband and wife who create fascinating worlds of food with their little people doing their little chores here. Akiko Ida is Japanese and Pierre Javelle is French. They met studying photography at the Paris “Arts Decoratifs” art school.
German street artist EVOL transforms banal urban surfaces into miniature lifelike buildings. He is like an urban planner, but unlike the others, he creates a city within the city.The artist uses complicated stencils to quickly transform powerboxes, and other worn urban surfaces into miniature apartment buildings or other structures.
These 20 amazing photos you are about to see are not miniature toys or models. It’s Tilt Shift photography, baby! It can be achieved in two ways: 1) optically or 2) digitally with some photo manipulation. If you are interested in transforming the real world into a miniature in a cheap way, there are lots of simple Photoshop tutorials, however Real Tilt-Shift photography requires, not surprisingly, a Tilt-Shift Lens.