A Russian Sculptor Creates Miniatures on Pencil Tips, and the Results Are Too Amazing for Words
A Russian artist and sculptor named Salavat Fidai possesses the unique talent of carving tiny sculptures out of pencil tips instead of drawing with them. He pays attention to every small detail and his mini-masterpieces have already conquered the hearts of people all around the world. And his Instagram page that already has an impressive 767,000 followers is even more proof of his incredible talent. Fidai’s sculptures have already been displayed in Los Angeles, Sharjah, London, Singapore, Saint Petersburg, and more. Every person that visits his exhibition gets a magnifying glass in order to be able to see his tiny masterpieces.
Bright Side is astonished by Salavat Fidai’s outstanding talent and since his videos gained remarkable popularity, we’re eager to share the artist’s stages of creation with you. Our bonus feature at the end will prove that even the most skillful artists make mistakes too!
Want to play the guitar? Look at how difficult the process of creating his miniatures is.
The sculptor has his own YouTube channel where he shows the process of creating miniatures.
Most of the time, Fidai has to use a microscope to be able to see the tiniest details of his future masterpiece. The average size of his miniatures varies between 2 mm and 5 mm.
Fidai has his own home studio in Ufa City, Russia.
Just look at how tiny his work is...
...and how accurate the details are!
Fidai says he has to control his breathing during the working process. He compares the whole process to meditation.
It takes at least 8 to 12 hours to complete one sculpture. However, it often takes several days to get the work done.
The average price for his ready-made work is about $1,000.
You can watch the full video here:
All Fidai’s works are exceptional and it’s hard to choose the best ones so we’ve randomly chosen his ready-made masterpieces for you to admire his talent once again.
1. War is coming...
4. Mr. President
5. Walking on the moon
6. Which social media platform do you like most?
7. “Arya, you’re my hero!!!!!”
8. Stormtroopers, black edition
9. In wine, there’s truth — and in water, there’s health!
10. The dragon is born.
11. Burj Al Arab
12. Oftentimes, a very small man can cast a very large shadow...
13. Holding hands
14. The black rose
15. Darth Vader carved from a special large pencil
16. Black or white?
17. The dragon
19. Iron throne
Bonus: Sometimes he fails too...
Which of the artist’s work impressed you most? Do you prefer the videos of the sculptures being created or the ready-made pieces of art? We’d be happy to hear from you in the comments!
Preview photo credit Salavat Fidai Arts / YouTube