Like larger mosaics, micromosaics are images made up of numerous small colored pieces. But these are made using tweezers to lay in tiny pieces of glass. They look like paintings from any distance. The Victoria and Albert Museum shares footage of the painstaking process.
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Beyond the Brick shows off the most impressive LEGO mosaic we’ve ever seen – an enormous 15 foot-tall, 300,000 brick version of the oft reinterpreted Adoration of the Magi by artist Dirk Denoyelle. Though the wise men are all a bit more modern than the classical paintings.