Today we’re revisiting miniaturist Lorraine Loots, an online phenomenon with her Paintings for Ants series. The South African artist started painted one penny-sized miniature a day in 2013, and called the project 365 Paintings for Ants. In 2014, it was 365 Postcards for Ants and so on.
South African miniaturist Lorraine Loots is celebrated for her remarkable ability to create these highly detailed thumb-sized works with the naked eye. The 1×1″ watercolors began with Loots’ two-year mission to complete a piece a day for a year, starting in 2013 with 365 Paintings for Ants.