The Mettas are a set of characters created from faces found in everyday objects (known as pareidolia) by Mark Baker on his travels around the world in 2015. Below you can see which pareidolia faces inspired which Metta character.


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Mark is writing a book about each character and is looking for a literary agent and publisher (www.the-mettas.com/books/).

So if you think you can help please do let him know.

More info: the-mettas.com

Scoot – Inspiration

Scoot was discovered on the front of a parked moped in Vietnam.

Scoot

Superpower: Listening
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/chip/

Moppy – Inspiration

Moppy was first spotted leaning against the wall in Boracay, Philippines.

Moppy

Superpower: Learning
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/moppy/

Ina – Inspiration

Ina was discovered on the side of a wheelie bin in Boston, Lincolnshire in the UK.

Ina

Superpower: Breathing
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/ina/

Lens – Inspiration

Lens was discovered on the front of the washing machine in Boston, Lincolnshire, UK.

Lens

Superpower: Positivity
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/lens/

Gee – Inspiration

Gee was discovered in the bathroom in Boston, UK.

Gee

Superpower: Concentrating
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/gee/

Tig – Inspiration

Tig was discovered hiding as a notebook in Peterborough, UK.

Tig

Superpower: Memory
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/tig/

Servi – Inspiration

Servi was found on a napkin dispenser at breakfast in a hostel in Vancouver, Canada.

Servi

Superpower: Helping
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/servi/

Glow – Inspiration

Glow was found lighting the way along the Cheong-gye-cheon stream in Seoul, South Korea.

Glow

Superpower: Loving
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/glow/

Beam – Inspiration

Beam was discovered on the wall whilst watching the TV in a hostel in Vancouver, Canada.

Beam

Superpower: Mindfulness
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/beam/

Shift Inspiration

Shift was found whilst locking a door in Vancouver, Canada.

Shift

Superpower: Fairness
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/shift/

Spin – Inspiration

Spin was found in the shower in Toronto, Canada.

Spin

Superpower: Kindness
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/spin/

Chip – Inspiration

Chip was spotted on the USB charger for a Sony Z3.

Chip

Superpower: Techonology
Learn more at www.the-mettas.com/character/chip/

Scoot

Learn more about Scoot at http://the-mettas.com/character/scoot/