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Shake Up The World With Creepy Snow Globes

Artists Walter Martin and Paloma Munoz construct eerie detailed artistic scenes hidden inside of snow globes.

Traditional snow globes house relaxing winter scenes of Evergreen trees, snow-capped houses and horse drawn carriages. However, these snow globes tell a different story.

These two artists have been working together since 1993. They sculpt miniature figures set in snowy outside scenes that depict sometimes horrible situations. Each snow globe tells a story and it’s up to the viewer to fill in the blanks of those stories. Some of these miniature people seem trapped in a fairy-tale like story.

The snow globes are part of their Travelers series. They are a limited edition as only 250 signed snow globes were made. As for the price of one of these, searching around on the Internet shows they are sold for $750.

Wow, I wish I had received one of these snow globes when I was younger. I think if I had gotten one of these, I would have been too afraid to leave my room. I love the detailed and haunting scenes. These snow globes hold cherished memories you aren’t likely to forget any time soon. And with Christmas in July rapidly approaching, these would make a great addition to any party. Provided that you have $750 to spend.

What do you think? Would you buy one of these?

Or just make one yourself

For more, check out these amazing clever art articles.

Source: martin-munoz.com

Diana Eid
Innovative Arts
InventorSpot.com

Comments
Jun 19, 2008
by Anonymous

these are ...

..... obviously photoshopped. not sure if all of them are, but a lot of them are. Especially the spider one.

Jun 19, 2008
by Anonymous

Newsflash!

Just because they look good doesn't mean their photoshopped, Anonymous needs to take head out of ass and get off e/b/aum's for a day

Jun 19, 2008
by Anonymous

shoped

I can tell from the pixels and from having seen quite a few shoops in my time

Jun 19, 2008
by Anonymous

Stupid

You must be ignorant and have a disturbed mind to create/like such things.

Jun 19, 2008
by Anonymous

Ugly

Yeah! And they call themselves artists... Bleah !

Jun 19, 2008
by Anonymous

Awesome

Whats with the negative comments? These would make awesome snow globes. I like the idea a lot. These are obviously just drawings of concepts and not actual snow globes (it's quite obvious when you study the detail) But it's a really neat concept.

And no, I'm not one to go around saying OMG PHOTOSHOP! but this one is way too blatantly obvious. They're drawings.

Jun 19, 2008
by Anonymous

video please

ignorant photoshop trolls have made video an unfortunate necessity.

Jun 19, 2008
by Anonymous

HAHA

who gives a shit if it's photoshopped ...

Dig the idea ... beats the hell out of those normal crappy ones .

Jun 19, 2008
by Michelle
Michelle's picture

I think these would be an

I think these would be an awesome thing to sell for the CSI show. Ohh, a good merchandising idea, no?

Jun 20, 2008
by Anonymous

You suck at photoshop

You suck at photoshop

Jun 20, 2008
by Anonymous

proof

This doesn't prove anything, they're photoshopped unless a high res vid is taken...BTW your all gay arguing over this including me because i am gay!!!

Jun 21, 2008
by Anonymous

I saw them on display (real)

These were shown in a gallery in Chelsea NY a bit back... not sure exactly when or which gallery, but I def saw them. They were beautifully done, with great subtlety of texture and transparency and color. They looked, many of them, unreal, but they are real.......

Jun 21, 2008
by Anonymous

11-year-old Fargo snowglobes

The movie Fargo did a special release in 1997 that included one of several snowglobes, with murder being the content. This is not a novel idea.

Jun 21, 2008
by Anonymous

They didn't sculpt the miniature figures -

those are made by Preiser of Germany. Sure, they've added a couple of miniature weapons to some of them, but Preiser makes those too. Maybe I should tell my Dad he's an artist and not a model railroader... Still, the globes are pretty amusing.

Jun 22, 2008
by Anonymous

photoshop

unless they are all hand delivered to my house, they are photoshopped

:-P

Jun 22, 2008
by Anonymous

Not photoshopped at

Not photoshopped at all...these artists were profiled in ArtNews last year. Cynical bastards!

Jun 22, 2008
by Anonymous

wow these r photoshopped

u guys r so stupid, they are obviously photoshopped. the reflections and shading are all off.

Jun 22, 2008
by Anonymous

Anyone that uses the "P" word should be killed.

No video needed.

Jun 23, 2008
by Anonymous

i know these are photoshoped

i know these are photoshoped and its not funny. . .my brother died that way

Jun 23, 2008
by Anonymous

Lighten up critics

I think some people here are taking these a little too seriously. These globes tell a story just like books, songs, TV Shows and movies tell stories. Most of us don't take it personally when a filmmaker creates a violent scene so why should we when a snow globe scene does?

Jun 24, 2008
by Anonymous

Awesome

This is a fantastic idea. I enjoy the negative comments, that means you will make money if you sell them. Controversy sells.

Jun 24, 2008
by Anonymous

belinda

blah blah blah u fucknuts & ur photoshop BS. i want one!

Jun 24, 2008
by Anonymous

Amazing idea

lovely. i believe they're real and anyone who's willing to argue either has no life, or no creativity within them, making them extremely jealous.

Jun 24, 2008
by Anonymous

RE: these are ...

You're photoshopped.

Jun 25, 2008
by Anonymous

snowglobes by martin & munoz

they're fabulous. i would absolutely buy one.

Jun 25, 2008
by Anonymous

Wow

God you people are so dumb everyone knows that there is no such thing as art just some crafty motherfucker on a computer even if they were photoshoped (WHICH THEY AREN'T)
Who the fuck cares they entertained me and i thought they were fucking kick ass so go die you dumb ass.. P.S. I Want one now :)

Jun 26, 2008
by Anonymous

RE: Stupid

"You must be ignorant and have a disturbed mind to create/like such things."

You must be ignorant of what the word ignorant means because you, like, 95% of the rest of the morons who post on the web, don't know how to use the word correctly. Therefore, I'm pretty sure your opinion of just about anything isn't worth the trouble your mother went to to give you up for adoption.

Jun 26, 2008
by Anonymous

Your brother died trapped in a snow globe?

Dude, that IS horrible.

Jun 27, 2008
by Anonymous

comments

These comments are obviously photoshopped all the reflections and quotations are wrong. Look......look at that one...right there, you can even see the remnants of an old piece of text before they used the clone tool, it shows up at least three times.... and there someone has used a comma more than three times, no one does that....except me...oh snap am I posting "shopped" comments now, oh fuck!

Jun 28, 2008
by Anonymous

Awesome artwork!

I love these! I want to go see them on display sometime and even buy one if I can. As for the people that do no think they are real.. GOOGLE IS YOUR FRIEND!