Tag: miniature

Mar 13, 2012

Hidden Landscapes Inside Musical Instruments

Hidden Landscapes Inside Musical Instruments

Art Direction by Bjoern Ewers for the Berliner Philharmoniker In a 2009 print campaign for the Chamber Orchestra of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Art Director Bjoern Ewers captured the insides of instruments, revealing the hidden landscapes within. The interiors appear larger than life, with each instrument conveying a different emotion and sense of space.…

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Feb 16, 2012

Amazing Miniature Sculptures by Takanori Aiba

Amazing Miniature Sculptures by Takanori Aiba

Artwork and Photography by TAKANORI AIBA @ TOKYOGOODIDEA.COM As a follow-up from yesterday’s Picture of the Day, the Sifter was compelled to do a full feature on Takanori Aiba’s incredible miniature sculptures. The level of detail and intricacy in his work is truly mind-blowing. Each sculpture is like a miniature world, bursting with…

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Jun 6, 2011

Cleverly Placed Miniature Cement Sculptures by Isaac Cordal

Cleverly Placed Miniature Cement Sculptures by Isaac Cordal

Artwork and Photography by Isaac Cordal Working out of London, England, artist Isaac Cordal has been placing his cement miniatures all around Europe. In his recently published book Cement Eclipses: Small Interventions in the Big City, Isaac explores the urban landscape, placing his magical little sculptures in unassuming locations. Many will miss these miniature…

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May 17, 2011

Miniatur Wunderland: World’s Largest Model Railway

Miniatur Wunderland: World’s Largest Model Railway

Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany, is home to the world’s largest model railway, with miniature replicas of famous destinations around Europe and America. The level of detail is incredible and the figures are simply mind-boggling: – Model area = 1,150 sq. meters (12,378 sq ft) – Track length = 12,000 meters (39,370 ft) –…

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Apr 25, 2011

Intricate Egg Art by Brian Baity [30 pics]

Intricate Egg Art by Brian Baity [30 pics]

Using a high-speed carving tool called a paragraver (quite similar to a dentist’s drilling tool), Briain Baity creates incredibly intricate works of art using the most fragile of mediums, an egg. Carving an egg shell requires a very steady hand and lots of patience. Brian’s work has not only been featured in exhibits around…

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Aug 3, 2010

The Most Incredible Miniature Pencil Art [20 pics]

The Most Incredible Miniature Pencil Art [20 pics]

Photograph by Dalton Ghetti / Solent News Dalton Ghetti is a 49-year old carpenter from Bridgeport, Connecticut, and he has been carving the most incredible miniature sculptures for over 25 years without the aid of a magnifying glass. His canvas? The tiny tip of a lead pencil. Photograph by Dalton Ghetti / Solent…

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