Emoji becomes art in ‘Tiny Gallery’ on Twitter

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Gallery by Ryan McGuire - Pixabay tiny gallery
Tiny Gallery is like this but, like, way smaller.
Photo: Ryan McGuire/Pixabay

A new Twitter account called Tiny Gallery will fill your feed with cute scenes from the world’s smallest art space. But it doesn’t use photographs to take you there.

Instead, the creator uses a combination of punctuation marks and emojis to build and paint walls, hang pieces, and populate the little place with visitors. And it’s exactly as cute as it sounds.

The Tiny Gallery comes to us courtesy of Emma Winston, and it’s apparently part of how she fills her time off from her Ph.D. studies in ukulele. And by the way, if we had it to do over again, we would absolutely become doctors of ukulele. That sounds amazing.

This is Winston’s third art account; her others are Tiny Cities, on which she’s created 168 emoji skylines since December 24, and Tiny Gardens, which is less interesting but still totally adorable.

But the Tiny Gallery is just a day old, and it’s won us over in just eight tweets with its charm and illusion of three-dimensional space.

https://twitter.com/thetinygallery/status/694588700047581184


We think the word “tiny” has a lot to do with it. Do an online image search for “puppies,” and your day will immediately improve. But if you look for “tiny puppies,” you might need to file a police report because those little guys will steal your heart. The same goes for things that aren’t usually small, like whales, elephants, and even books.

But not tumors. Don’t even try that one.

Via: MetaFilter