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A Sculptor Creates Miniatures on Pencil Tips, and the Results Are Too Amazing for Words

An artist and sculptor named Salavat Fidai possess 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, which already has an impressive 807,000 followers, serves as even more proof of his incredible talent. Fidai’s sculptures have already been displayed in Los Angeles, Sharjah, London, Singapore, 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.

Just look at how tiny his work is...

...and how accurate the details are!

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. Winter is coming...

2. Logan

3. Dracarys!

5. Which social media platform do you like most?

6. “Arya, you’re my hero!!!!!”

7. Stormtroopers, black edition

8. The dragon is born.

9. Burj Al Arab

10. Oftentimes, a very small man can cast a very large shadow...

11. Holding hands

12. The black rose

13. Darth Vader carved from a special large pencil

14. Black or white?

15. The dragon

16. Flamingo

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!

Please note: This article was updated in April 2022 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.
Preview photo credit Salavat Fidai Arts / YouTube
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