Photo credit: Lorraine Loots
“Postcards for Ants” is exactly as it sounds, an ongoing miniature painting project by Cape Town-based artist Lorraine Loots. She’s been creating these paintings mini works of art every single day since January 1, 2013, using brushes, pencils, and bare eyes to render superbly detailed paintings scarcely larger than a small coin. Continue reading to see more of her work.
According to This is Colossal, “After the first year, Loots relaunched the project in a second phase inspired by Cape Town’s designation as World Design Capital 2014. On her website you can ‘reserve’ a future painting (it’s all booked up for this year), and she’s also printed five limited edition postcards for each day.”