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Miniature scenes created using various foods and toy figures.


Icing on a cupcake is used to depict children playing in the snow. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Christopher Boffoli from Seattle creates miniature representations of everyday scenes using tiny model figures and foodstuffs. Christopher, who has toured his "Disparity" collection in galleries throughout the USA, says: "Coming up with an interesting image is only half the battle - a caption that will make people smile is also a big part of my work."clcik here to view the post fully
Randi and Jeff finally admitted to themselves that they were lost.


Workmen clad in orange fluorescent jackets cower over a deep whole in egg appearing to look baffled as to how to fix the problem. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
"I have always been interested in size disparity and a juxtaposition of scales between people and things ever since I owned a tiny model train world as a kid," he said. "There is in some part a god-like feeling to having command of an entire world, which you can rearrange at any capricious whim."
They won't be happy to hear about this down at the henhouse. 


A street sweeper cleaning up mustard off of a hot dog. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Christopher began shooting the "Disparity" project in 2007.
Gary always uses too much mustard but no one can say anything. It's a union thing. 


Mowing the lawn - on a piece of broccoli. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Christopher said: "It takes a lot of patience to make these tiny scenes as the figures are prone to falling over after they are set up. It can take up to 25 attempts to get the perfect shot."
Josh had a great deal of pride in what was capable with a freshly-sharpened blade. 


Bee keepers on a waffle. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Christopher said he often makes a special trip to the grocery store or bakery for a shoot and has to be extra selective in choosing food that looks good. "But I particularly like working with patisserie because I can nibble on the leftovers after the shoot."
The beekeepers knew it was a good idea to move their hives to this new location.


Explorers in sweets. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Each scene is meticulously planned before painstakingly being assembled in his home studio - sometimes taking hours to complete. The food has to be cut and arranged before the figures can be placed on them using either a clear adhesive such as agave nectar or by piercing holes with a toothpick and placing the mini people's feet into them.
Patrick was usually a jumpy guy. But in the candy corn fields he was always absolutely fearless.


Men in chemical suits on mini pumpkins. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
The series of images is inspired by Walter Martin and Paloma Munoz's "Travellers" - in which the artists placed small figurines in disturbing scenes inside snow globes.
No one would be allowed in until the hazmat team had deemed the strange albino pumpkins safe.


Two divers sitting on the rim of a tea cup readying themselves to take the plunge into the murky waters. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Even though he knew the likelihood of shark encounters was low, Eric still had anxiety about the dive.


Cycling over a banana. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Greta and her pals enjoyed the smooth ride so much that they vowed to never again attempt a ride over the pineapples.


Little iced balls on a cupcake represent golf balls. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Joyce really had no idea which one was her ball. But she was damned if she was going to look foolish in front of Phyllis and all of those backstabbers from Accounting.


A figure is held by gunpoint - on a fig. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
The Fig District used to be one of the safest places. But lately things had changed.


Flying a kite on a melon. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
She was flying a kite just moments before the accident.


Shaking hands on a flower. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Dennis thought it was an unusual place for a meeting. But he wanted the contract so he held his tongue.


A farmer shovels cream from a biscuit. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Hubert was glad his shift change had gone through. Shovelling double stuff had been kicking his butt


Businessmen stand on a knob of butter on a piece of corn on the cob. American artist Christopher Boffoli makes the miniscule creations out of any food substances
Butter Business Bureau.


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