The Miniature Art of Tatsuya Tanaka

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Tatsuya Tanaka is a Japanese designer and photographer specializing in miniature art. He became known with his Miniature Calendar, where he regularly shares his creations that divert everyday objects with singularity and creativity.

After gathering a strong following on social networks, signed a two-book contract and created the credits of the NHK series Hyokko, Tanaka now launches his new book Miniature Final Fantasy, the first official rendition of the Final Fantasy universe in miniature art. Miniature Final Fantasy was created for the 30th anniversary of Final Fantasy and recreates an emblematic scene for each character of the Final Fantasy opus.

The artist says he thinks that it has happened to everyone to look at a broccoli or parsley and to say that it looks a bit like a tree forest, or the leaves floating on the water resembling of small boats. Everyday objects, if viewed from a miniature point of view, can be a source of a funny and very creative inspiration. This state of mind he tries — and pretty much succeeds — to transcribe into his photographs.

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. 8.15 wed “Audience” . 猫の毛も刈りたい状況 . #猫の手も借りたい #抜け毛取り #ブラシ #観客席 #テニス #Brush #Stand #Tennis . ─────────────── 《EXHIBITION info》
. 【微型现场 -田中达也的脑洞情报站-】 MINIATURE LIFE EXHIBITION in Shanghai 7/21 sat – 10/7 sun . 【MINIATURE LIFE展 in 盛岡】 MINIATURE LIFE EXHIBITION in Morioka 7/14 sat – 9/2 sun #MINIATURELIFE展 #ミニチュアライフ展 . 【微型展 -田中達也的奇想世界-】 MINIATURE LIFE EXHIBITION in Taichung 6/22 fri – 9/9 sun #微型展 #田中達也微型展 . Please look at the Instagram story’s highlight for more information. .

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. 6.21 thu “Skate-Pork” . なかなか骨のある奴 . #骨つき肉 #スケートボード #BonyChops #SkatePark #食品サンプル #Fakefood . ─────────────── 《展覧会情報》 . 【MINIATURE LIFE展 in 鹿児島】 6月14日(木)-6月30日(土) 山形屋文化ホール #MINIATURELIFE展 #ミニチュアライフ展
. 【微型展 -田中達也的奇想世界-】 6月22日(金-)9月9日(日) 台中世界貿易中心 #微型展 . ─────────────── 《EXHIBITION info》 . 【MINIATURE LIFE EXHIBITION in Kagoshima】 6/14 thu – 6/30 sat at Yamakataya Dept. Store . 【MINIATURE LIFE EXHIBITION in Taichung】 6/22 fri – 9/9 sun at World Trade Center Taichung .

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