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Uncanny DC & Marvel Miniatures Fooled Us With Their Realism
Comparing the miniature to a still from the movie.
Comparing the miniature to a still from the movie.

Deviant Artist Xiang Zhang (aka NightT47), from Shanghai, China, paints (and implants hair on) 1/6 scale models with such proficiency and realism that he’s frequently accused of tricking us with Photoshop. He isn’t. Check out his Deviant Art gallery to see him work his magic on Heath Ledger’s Joker, Scarlett Johansson, Christian Bale, Tom Hiddleston’s Loki, and many others.


Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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