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What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?

Make Mine Mini!

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Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Remember Lorraine Loots and the Very Young Eyes? Well, we weren’t the only ones charmed by her beautiful diminutive works. Her adorable mini-painting-every-day project has inspired another very talented artist to do her own 365-day tiny painting project, with similarly darling results.

Moscow-based scientific illustrator Elena Limkina is enjoying stepping outside her usual technical drawings to explore her softer side. Her tiny watercolors and pencil drawings are really lovely, and while she was inspired by Lorraine Loots, her work definitely has its own voice. Here’s a quick side-by-side comparison, then the rest are all Limkina’s works!

Lorraine Loots

Lorraine Loots

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

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Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

Elena Limkina

 

 

Author: Donna from MyOBT

I have committed to spending part of every day looking for at least one beautiful thing, and sharing what I find with you lovelies!

19 thoughts on “Make Mine Mini!

  1. How absolutely precious these are! That little bottle of Chanel completely captivates me. Donna, you are the font of so many beautiful things. Thank you!

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  2. Wow! These are so freaking gorgeous. Not to mention amazing. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Wow, what lovely work! They seem so simple, but she packs such great details into them.

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