Japanese hobbyist Satoshi Araki’s incredibly detailed and lifelike dioramas

My Modern Met:

Japanese hobbyist Satoshi Araki creates painstakingly-detailed dioramas at an incredible 1/32 and 1/35 scale. And, what’s even more impressive is that he does all of this work at night, after he’s done with his day job. Araki constructs and paints objects that fit in the palm of your hand, and he builds complex scenes that fit on a tabletop. Miniaturized motorcycles, monsters, and tanks look deceptively enormous once photographed up close.

When viewed at the right angle, Arakis’ dioramas produce the illusion that they’re scenes from real life. His world often seems run-down or even post-apocalyptic – piles of trash, soggy boxes, and dilapidated buildings line the street.

 

Satoshi Araki Facebook page

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Miniature crocheted animals by Su Ami (Vietnam)

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Su Ami, a family run business from Vietnam, creates beautiful and cute crocheted animals, some of which measure only 1/4 of an inch! The little manufacture consists of 5 crocheters and is named after the nick name of the youngest member of the family, whose love for movie characters and various animals gave the idea for the business.

The tiny creations are incredibly detailed, with whales actually spitting water out of their backs and macro-sized penguins wearing differently colored scarves.

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Miniature crocheted animals by Su Ami (Vietnam)

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