For the past three and a half years, Japanese artist Tanaka Tatsuya‘s daily to-do list has included creating and photographing a miniature diorama. Part of his project Miniature Calendar, you can follow his little miniature figurines through all manner of creative adventures, starting in April of 2011 and still ongoing today.
In fact, the diorama for today, dubbed Deforestation, has already gone live.
This project is impressive for any number of reasons: how long he’s kept it up, how well done each of the dioramas are, and how creative he’s gotten with the ‘props,’ just to name a few.
Broccoli for trees, spaghetti for rainfall, camera lenses for factory towers and an unfurled roll of toilet paper for a waterfall are just a few of the creative ideas that Tanaka is still having to this day. And his ideas haven’t gotten less impressive over time, they’ve gotten better.
But don’t take our word for it, scroll down to see some of our favorite Miniature Calendar creations from this past year:
To see more of Tanaka’s uber-creative dioramas or buy the Miniature Life photobook he’s put together from the project, head over to his website by clicking here. And if you’d like to keep up with him as he continues to update the Miniature Calendar day-by-day, be sure to give him a follow on Facebook as well.
(via Laughing Squid)
Image credits: Photographs by Tanaka Tatsuya and used with permission