Husband and wife duo, Patty and Allen Eckman, have been creating large-scale masterpieces using just handmade, acid-free paper since 1988. Incredible to see.
Did you ever think that you could make prints using flowers and grass? Well, think again. In one of the earliest forms of photography, positive prints were made on paper using flower and leaf juices. Check the Alternative Photography website out for other unique forms of photography and even instructions on how to make Anthotypes, [...]
This is probably the smallest train set ever built. David K Smith created this complete with a tunnel and mountain. The train has been scaled down 35,200 times and is amazingly carved out on flexible rubber tubing, which rotates in the scenery built around it. Stunning.
I built this miniature just with stuff around the house, including the electric motor that powers it. The body was made from a single bit of aluminium foil. This was the most intricate and delicate built I’ve ever done, especially compared to the hard and sturdy miniatures of Harleys and Hummers. I’ve also built a [...]
This incredible rubber band-powered plane files for more than 60 minutes. Yes. It’s really hard to believe until one actually sees them fly. They are constructed using micro films, hollow balsa, and ultra thin tungsten wire. The entire process is very delicate and time consuming. They are steered using helium balloons. Fun? We agree.
Anatoly Konenko has several micro miniatures, most of which have been recognised as being the world’s smallest. He has meticulously written tiny books and crafted several pieces of art on media as diverse as rice, poppy seed, and human hair.