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10 Amazing Artists Working With Miniature Models

We’ve seen how artists can take life-sized landscapes and make them appear to be tiny models through the use of tilt-shift photography, so now let’s look at the opposite end of the spectrum: the world of miniature art. Balsa Wood Manhattan Michael Chesko was a software engineer at Motorola when he started building skyscraper models in his [...]

Ten Tiny Treasures: Artists and Their Miniatures

Art of all kinds gives us pleasure, but when it is scaled down to miniscule sizes, it impresses us with the increased difficulty factor. Besides that, tiny artworks are more accessible and downright cute! 1. Microchip Paintings Kansas artist Yuri Zupancic doesn’t limit his work to miniatures, but his paintings on microchips make a statement of merging [...]

Miniature Urban Sculpture by Alan Wolfson

Canal St. Cross-Section (2009-2010) What’s that giant quarter doing in the Canal Street subway station? Actually, the entire diorama is a realistic miniature urban sculpture by Alan Wolfson. It took him 18 months from start to finish, but the result is simply amazing. Check out the rest of his fantastic miniature sculptures here: Link – via Nerdcore