On January 1, 2018, Vaishali and Nayan set the challenge of making a small paper animal a day. Since then, artists based in India have continued to take up this challenge and currently have 640 small paper works. Each of the miniatures is made manually and starts drawing, before going through several stages: cutting, watercolor painting, assembling … Each piece is made with precision and accuracy and requires between 4 and 6 working hours.
While the first year was more specific to birds, Vaishali and Nayan have since expanded their work to include all animals. With their small sculptures, they want above all to emphasize the beauty and importance of nature.
Miniatures of Vaishali and Nayan are also on Instagram.
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Suren Manvelyan started to photograph when he was sixteen and became a professional photographer in 2006. His photographic interests span from Macro to Portraits, Creative photo projects, Landscape, and much more. Suren’s photos have been published in numerous magazines and newspapers in Armenia and worldwide.
His latest popular series of close ups of a human eye – entitled “Your beautiful eyes,” together with a similar series on “Animal eyes,” have had millions of views on the Web. They were published by National Geographic, Yahoo!, Die Zeit, The Sun, Daily Mail, The Independent, Telegraph, La Republica, Liberation, Guardian, Wired, Huffington Post, Wedemain, The Shortlist, DT Magazine, MAXIM, and many others. The photos were also used by BBC Spain, BBC Brasil, WNYC, Gizmondo and many others.
In parallel to photography, for the past ten years Suren has also enjoyed teaching physics, mathematics, projective geometry and astronomy at the Yerevan Waldorf School. From 1997 to 2011 he served as a scientific researcher at the Institute for Physical Research of National Academy of Sciences.
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