These Hand-Painted Dioramas of Wes Anderson Films Capture Every Insane Detail

While the story and characters are a big part of any Wes Anderson production, the film sets are the true stars. Each detail in a scene is considered in a way that lends a perfectionistic, theatrical appearance to each of the film’s moments. Taking those impeccable creations as inspiration Barcelona-based artist Mar Cerdà has created miniature dioramas from three of Anderson’s grandly titled films: The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited, and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Cerdà’s models reproduce the sets in tiny bits of paper, each meticulously painted with water colors in the vibrant patterns which populate the films. Down to the most minuscule detail like light switches and toothbrushes, each of the interiors are recreated with every correct prop and architectural detail. The scenes are then photographed from eye level and as a diorama–much like Wes Anderson does in the films themselves. It’s delightfully meta.

See plenty more dioramas from Mar Cerdà (including a great homage to Zoolander) at MarIllustrations.com.

Luxurious train compartment from The Darjeeling Limited.

Luxurious train compartment from The Darjeeling Limited.

You know what's in that box...

You know what’s in that box…

The famous monogrammed luggage.

The famous monogrammed luggage.

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Bathroom scene from The Royal Tenenbaums.

Bathroom scene from The Royal Tenenbaums.

Replicating and capturing the scene.

Replicating and capturing the scene.

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Concierge desk from The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Concierge desk from The Grand Budapest Hotel.

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(via Design Boom)

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