Japanese Artist Turns Stones Into Tiny Animals That Fit In The Palm Of A Hand

Stone artist Akie Nakata has been drawing adorable animals on stones for 10 years. She turns stones into animals that fit in the palm of your hand. These cute little stones definitely make you smile.


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Japanese artist Akie Nakata (known simply as Akie) turns found stones and rocks into adorable animal paintings you can hold in the palm of your hand. Inspired by the natural shapes of each stone she comes across, Akie chooses the ones she believes already have their own destined characters.