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In Pictures: 3D street art brings Zhejiang village to life

Vivid three-dimensional paintings have appeared in a small village in eastern China’s Zhejiang province.

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Local authorities in Luoyuan Village, Jinhua said they hired artists to complete the paintings on the walls of houses as well as on the streets “to attract tourists,” according to Zhejiang media.

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china 3d paintings

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A total of 13 sites and an area of 293 square metres were chosen for the 3D paintings, an official in charge of the project told local reporters.

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china 3d paintings

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The project cost the local government around RMB117,200 (HK$142,678).

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china 3d paintings

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Local artists finished the paintings in three weeks.

china 3d paintings

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china 3d paintings

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Houses in the village, which sits at the bottom of a small hill about 300km southwest of Shanghai, were painted in different colours earlier this year.

In Pictures: 3D street art brings Zhejiang village to life