popping paint filled balloons on a canvas . put paint tape to cover the place to stencil, put paint filled balloons around canvas, pop with darts (slingshots?), let dry, use stencil to add silhouette - love it! Or do the crayon melting thing!
"Vertical Landscape" by Eiko Ojala. It looks like a paper landscape but the artist actually works digitally and hand-draws all the elements to look like they're cut out of people. (Hint: the shadows help!