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This article was published on January 6, 2012


    ‘The Little People Project’ uses miniature model train set characters to tell big stories

    ‘The Little People Project’ uses miniature model train set characters to tell big stories
    Drew Olanoff
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    Drew Olanoff

    Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for onlin Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for online charitable movements. He founded #BlameDrewsCancer. You can follow him on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, or email [email protected]

    Sometimes all it takes is a passionate vision and a unique spin on art to make you more aware of your surroundings.

    One such visionary is known simply as “Slinkachu”, an artist out of London. His project called “The Little People Project” has been around since 2006, and his blog chronicles real-life scenes in big cities using model train set characters as the focus.

    Some of this art is reminiscent of actual events, and some merely make you want to visit the highlighted city immediately.

    Take a look at some of his breathtaking photos:


    Each installation of “The Little People Project” focuses on a different city all over the globe. Head on over to the site to make your way through the entire archive.

    The Little People Project