This incredible Japanese artist makes everyday apparatuses and objects spring to life and creates a miniature world, complete with inhabitants.
Tatsuya Tanaka is an artist and art director who has been creating and photographing miniature scenes with tiny figures since 2011. He has a magical talent for repurposing ordinary things and using them as a framework to create a tiny world that mirrors normal human activity in the real domain.
For instance, a pasta twirl becomes a spiral slide along which a tiny lady glides, or musical notes on paper become a hive of activity for diminutive athletes to jump over.
“Everyone must have had similar thoughts at least once,
“Broccoli and parsley might sometimes look like a forest, or the tree leaves floating on the surface of the water might sometimes look like little boats, he writes on his website page, Miniature Calendar.com.
His inventions show the greatness of his creativity and certainly stretch one’s imagination to the limit!
“Everyday occurrences seen from a pygmy’s perspective can bring us lots of fun thoughts,” he writes.
“the idea came from a comment on Instagram, in which a follower wrote, ‘I want to see the miniature calendar everyday’. so, while I answered by posting something daily, the thought of the project was too good for me to quit,” he said as reported by Designboom.
“Just like a standard daily calendar, the photos are updated daily on my website and SNS page, earning it the name of ‘MINIATURE CALENDAR’,
“It would be great if you could use it to add a little enjoyment to your everyday life,” he adds.
Take a look at this amazing diorama! It is sure to surprise and delight you!