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Fancy a Floating Bonsai Tree? Now You Can!

January 27, 2016 in Art, artist, Nature

Ever dreamt of owning your very own floating Bonsai Tree? Now you can, thanks to a brilliant new Kickstarter campaign called “Air Bonsai“, flying its way out of Kyushu, Japan. It’s pretty ingenious really: attach a system of magnets to the bottom of your bonsai, then levitate that above a small electrified pedestal – simple! You […]

Artist Carves a Miniature Train Into a Pencil

January 22, 2016 in Art, artist, Carving, Sculpture

We admit it: we love miniatures! However when we recently came across this amazing miniature train carved into a carpenter’s pencil by Cindy Chinn, we were blown away. Here’s what Cindy told Bored Panda about here work: I’ve been seeing carved pencils online for the past few years and REALLY wanted to try my hand […]

Miniature Marvels From Aritst Shay Aaron

November 18, 2015 in Art, artist, Food Art

As the saying goes, good things come in small packages. This is definitely case for the sculptures of Israeli artist, Shay Aaron. Shay is obsessed with all things food, but chooses to make them in miniature. As small as the tip of your finger, miniature. We just love them. And now we’re hungry… See more […]

Famous Works of Art Recreated on the Inside of Egg Shells!

October 12, 2015 in Art, artist, Fun, Painting

Artists love to paint on all different mediums and all different surfaces. When we were kids, we’d love to paint as many boiled eggs as our mum would let us have for Easter. Turkish artist Süreyya Noyan has taken this concept much, much further, by carefully cracking a window into eggs, removing the goodness, then painting famous […]

Miniature Creations Painted With Coffee

July 27, 2015 in Art, artist, Food Art, Painting, watercolor, watercolour

@coffeetopia – also know as Ghidaq al-Nizar – began as a latte artist, but has taken his craft to another level by deconstructing frothy brews and utilizing their most basic component – coffee – his medium of choice. Al-Nizar takes the steamy, soothing drink out of the cup and artistically applies it to an equally unconventional canvas – leaves and other […]

More Incredible Miniature Paintings by Lorraine Loots

April 17, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Drawing, Painting

Lorraine Loots, an expert at creating tiny art “for ants,” is back with a new series of mind-bogglingly small (and beautiful) paintings of animals, space, and her favorite books.  We previously highlighted her amazing miniatures HERE, as part of her ‘miniature painting every day for a year’ project. She plans to create 100 mini paintings […]

Starry Night Painted in Miniature on a PUMPKIN SEED by Salavat Fidai

February 19, 2015 in Art, artist, Miniature, Painting

We’re lucky at artFido to be able to share the most amazingly talented art and artists from around the world with you. Every now and then, however, we discover something that truly blows our little minds. Russian miniature artist Salavat Fidai is one such example.  Having mastered the art of pencil-head carving (see images below), Salavat […]

Hamsters as Shopkeepers Running Miniature Restaurants and Bars

November 14, 2014 in Animals, Art, artist, Craft, Fun

In his free time, Twitter [email protected] tiny restaurants and bars for his pet hamsters. The level of detail in the shops is simply wonderful. There are miniature sushi boats, tiny kitchen appliances and a very impressive selection of drinks! Kawanabesatou posts all of the adorable photos on Twitter where you can find nearly 500 photos and […]

Fabulously Surrealist World of Little People in Pictures

October 21, 2014 in Art, artist, Fun, Realism

Surreal scenarios are commonplace in the world of artist and macro photographer David Gilliver. The Guernsey-based photographer, who began producing the little people series at the tail end of 2011, uses a DSLR camera and a macro lens to capture his unique snapshots of life in Smallville. He sources most of the figurines from the internet, many […]

A 365 Miniature Painting a Day For a Year Project by Lorraine Loots

September 17, 2014 in Art, artist, Drawing, Painting

Postcards for Ants is an ongoing painting project by Cape Town artist Lorraine Loots who has been creating a miniature painting every single day since January 1, 2013. The artist works with paint brushes, pencils, and bare eyes to render superbly detailed paintings scarcely larger than a small coin. After the first year, Loots relaunched the […]


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