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See the Architecture of Istanbul on a Butterfly, Pasta Strand

If dollhouses crammed inside guitars and houses built atop toy animals are impressive, do check out the mindblowing work of Hasan Kale, who renders scenes from Istanbul on a butterfly's wing, a snail shell, or a single spike of a cactus. His work depicts the city's older, most recognizable buildings—one won't find bonkers manmade island domes or towering broccoli florets in these urban landscapes—but no minaret or mosque is too small for the Turkish artist, who's been painting this architecture on impossibly small things since the '80s, according to Oddity Central. Don't believe it? Watch Kale paint a pumpkin seed below.

Video: Hasan Kale paints a pumpkin seed:

· Talented Artist Paints on Butterfly Wings [Oddity Central]
· All Miniatures coverage [Curbed National]
· Hasan Kale [Facebook via Not Cot]