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Curious Squirrels and Rambunctious Hares Form a Miniature Menagerie of Felted Wildlife

 Craft Illustration #animals #birds #felt #found objects #miniature #sculpture May 4, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Simon Brown, shared with permission From a shy baby fox to toads donning crowns, the felted miniatures crafted by Simon Brown and Katie Corrigan are adorable, whimsical renditions of forest creatures. The Northumbria, U.K.-based creative duo transforms thick …

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Skeletal Lace Patterns Define the Copper Wire Vessels of Artist Suzanne Shafer-Wilson

 Art Craft #lace #metal #miniature #sculpture #vessels #wire April 7, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Suzanne Shafer-Wilson, shared with permission At once malleable in material and secure in shape, the vessels that comprise Suzanne Shafer-Wilson’s body of work are intricate studies of texture, pattern, and space. The Illinois-based artist loops and twists lengths …

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Sinuous Tentacles and Intricate Spider Legs Sprout from Glass Symphony’s Miniature Creatures

 Craft #animals #glass #miniature #octopus March 24, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Glass Symphony, shared with permission Kyiv-based artist Nikita Drachuk (previously) is behind a delicate menagerie of translucent octopuses, striped spiders, and mottled slugs exquisitely crafted in glass. Elaborately shaped with curling tentacles and segmented legs, the miniature creatures are the product …

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Diced Wool Vegetables and Spools of Sauce Layer Onto Andrea Love’s Fibrous Pizza

 Animation Craft Food #miniature #pizza #stop motion #video #wool March 2, 2022 Grace Ebert  The miniature woolen oven mitt that Andrea Love (previously) uses to pull her handmade pizza from the oven is the only item in her stop-motion tutorial that’s true to form. An addition to the Washington-based animator’s quirky fare, the …

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Hugging and Hungry, Adorable Cats Are Hand-Carved as Miniature Sculptures

 Art #cats #miniature #sculptures #wood February 20, 2022 Anna Marks All images © Sakura Hanafusa, shared with permission Japanese sculptor Sakura Hanafusa carves whimsical cat sculptures often carrying a range of foods, including vegetables, sweets, and biscuits. In one of the feline statues, a snowy-haired creature peeks out from underneath a vanilla ice cream …

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A Daily Project by Tatsuya Tanaka Turns Everyday Goods into Quirky Miniatures

 Art Photography #humor #miniature #olympics #sports February 16, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Tatsuya Tanaka A scroll through Tatsuya Tanaka’s Instagram chronicles the everyday happenings of a cleverly designed world in miniature. The Japanese artist (previously) has spent the last decade reimaging life-sized objects like pencil sharpeners, sponges, and slippers as tiny sets …

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Kaleidoscopic Patterns Coil Around Miniature Snakes Exquisitely Cast in Glass

 Craft #glass #miniature #snakes January 14, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Ryan Eicher Intricate linework and trippy, geometric motifs flow through the minuscule glass-blown serpents by Ryan Eicher. The Maryland-based artist casts smooth, colorful gradients, rainbow stripes, thin parallel bands, and intersecting helices within the snakes’ coiled bodies, a challenge considering the structure …

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Outlandish Cat High-Jinks Become Adorable Miniatures Sculpted by Meetissai

 Art #cats #epoxy #humor #miniature #sculpture December 30, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Meetissai Fluffy catpuccinos, stealthy shorthairs squeezed into bizarre positions, and gymnastics-prone tabbies: Inspired by the real life antics of feline companions, Meetissai crafts tiny sculptures that preserve the ridiculous, most charming moments of cat life—these include fluffy characters flattened like …

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Miniature Watercolor Works by Ruby Silvious Are Painted on Stained Teabags

 Art Illustration #landscapes #miniature #painting #tea #watercolor November 26, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Ruby Silvious, shared with permission Ruby Silvious’s quaint seaside scenes and bucolic landscapes nestle between the torn edges and wrinkled folds of a used teabag. The Coxsackie, New York-based artist (previously) paints miniature scenes of everyday life on the …

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Bizarre Wide-Eyed Hybrids Reflect Imagined Landscapes in Naoto Hattori’s Miniature Paintings

 Art #animals #miniature #painting #surreal September 3, 2021 Grace Ebert “Green Walk.” All images © Naoto Hattori, shared with permission At once adorable and unnervingly surreal, the fantastical creatures rendered by Naoto Hattori (previously) seamlessly meld the myriad textures and colors found in nature into unusual hybrids. They’re often fluffy, equipped with horns in …

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