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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 [...]

Michael Paul Smith’s Amazing Miniatures

What a lovely photograph from yesteryear, eh? Not quite. It’s a model. Specifically, it’s one of the astoundingly detailed models of 1950s American homes, cars, and street scenes made by Michael Paul Smith. His work is being compiled into a new book called Elgin Park, the name of a fictitious Pleasantville-like town which his models and [...]