In this clever video, a panorama sketch of the surrounding street is seen on the side of a used coffee cup as it's rotated in the hands of Tokyo-based illustrator Adrian Hogan.

Although Hogan came up with the idea of documenting the cups using video, the inspiration for his work came from his friend and fellow artist, Mariya Suzuki. Take a look at one of her clever coffee cup videos below:

Of course, these clever artists are always finding new ways to innovate their work. In the clip below, Hogan collaborated with a musician friend to create this two-part panorama that also functions as a piece of performance art:

One of the coolest aspects of this "slice of life" artwork is that they give you a glimpse into the beautiful country of Japan. For example, Hogan documents everything from quaint ramen shops ...

to cultural music festivals ...

to historic architecture ...

Needless to say, if you didn't have a strong desire to visit Japan before, you certainly will after following these Instagram accounts!

This story was originally published in May 2015 and has been updated with new information and images.

Panoramic coffee cup art depicts slices of life in Tokyo
Instead of throwing away their paper coffee cups, these two artists upcycle them into a one-of-a-kind sketches.