Incredibly lifelike paper birds created by Dutch artist Johan Scherft, who creates the paper templates on computer, prints them, paints them by hand and assembles the model. The process can take up to a month per bird.
LEGO aficionado Alice Finch from Seattle spent a year making this 400,000 brick recreation of Hogwarts Castle, which won People’s Choice and Best In Show awards at the BrickCon LEGO convention last year.
Last week, it was reassembled at Emerald City Comic Con 2013 in Seattle. The completed sections – ferried to the convention centre in six SUVs – took three hours to set up.
The nice folk at Hot Toys – purveyors of uncannily lifelike and detailed action figurines have released this impressive 30.5cm tall miniature of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Coulsen, complete with interchangeable hands, headset, documentation and big-ass Loki cannon.
Actor Clark Gregg, who plays Coulson in The Avengers films, was most impressed.