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French painter and collage artist Anastassia Elias creates tiny scenes with paper inside cardboard toilet paper tubes. Anastassia uses paper the same color as the cardboard tubes to build up the intricate pictures of people, which gives the illusion that the scene taking place inside the walls are actually part of the roll itself. The models, which sell for £90 each, come alive when light is shined through the roll from one end. The details and depth of each piece is impressive.
Artist Anastassia Elias creates interesting, diorama-like scenes in the less than two-inch diameter of a cardboard toilet paper tube. The intricate artwork doubles as a unique shadow box. Adding light enhances the scene.