If I had to nominate one artist for Most Sanity-Saving In The Time of Coronavirus, it would absolutely be
@meetissai, whose miniature sculptures inspired by pet tweets never fail to make me laugh out loud. Step away from your keyboard if you’re drinking tea, because I now present, for your spench-worthy enjoyment, these.
This was the tweet that rocketed @meetissai to internet stardom
It’s not just his obvious skill at capturing the exact likeness of his subjects…
…he’s also some kind of wizard at finding these hilarious photos in the first place
and seeing them a bit differently than most people
Of course, he doesn’t just do cats
Pretty much any animal is fair game, as long as it becomes even better in micro-scale. And sometimes a photo will send him off on a whole riff…
and he’ll imagine other animals, in other circumstances, like these pets melting in the summer heat, in front of the air conditioner
And sometimes he doesn’t stop at meticulously recreating a funny photo…
…he re-poses them in different ways, to make them even funnier
Naturally, it was only a matter of time before photos that should be internet-famous if they weren’t already came under his knife
And some were so great he didn’t stop with making a replica of this six-legged cat…
…he couldn’t resist imagining it going about its daily life
This one too…
Sometimes he even imagines ordinary pet pix as odd new creatures…
…if a panorama-fail phone shot hasn’t done it already!
And in case you need someone to envy today, how about this Friend of the Artist? I’d pretty much die and go to heaven if I got to hang one of these from my backpack. These aren’t gachapon yet…but they SHOULD BE!
If you aren’t already following him by now, what are you waiting for? For your own mental health in this time of virus, he’s
@meetissai on Twitter and @meetissai417 on Instagram!
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4 thoughts on “Artist Turns The Best Pet Tweets Into Hilarious Tiny Sculptures”
Loved this. Hung my furin today for Spring.
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You are such an early bird! Hope it brings you cheer in these grim times!
You’re right it is tea spillingly funny, cute and weird 😁❤ I really hope they do get made into gashapon toys!