While each miniature model is of the artist's own imagination, they look like they could be straight out of One Piece or Studio Ghibli’s Laputa: Castle in the Sky. Compare if you will:
...and Merveille from One Piece.
Each individual detail is painstakingly added by hand, and the finished island is then suspended within a glass test tube, creating a fantastical floating world all its own.
You can see de Jong’s current projects in progress, as well as the scrupulous detail and care that go into creating each inspiring work of art, on her Instagram or Dribble accounts.
Studio Ghibli makes animated short to promote Taiko no Tatsujin video game series
Catch a film in Laputa, the Tokyo movie theater inspired by Studio Ghibli’s classic animation
Those awesome voice-activated Laputa pendants that just hit stores? They’re already sold out