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nolan

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on: May 26, 2011, 01:11:01 PM
If you are tired of drawing and are looking for something a little different to do with your pencils, why not try your hand at pencil tip carving?

Microscopic artist Dalton Ghetti spends up to two-and-a half years painstakingly crafting each handmade piece on the graphite of a pencil - Awesome!


You can also view Dalton Ghettis Facebook page


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Reply #1 on: May 27, 2011, 03:15:05 AM
....and I think cornrows are tough!!  :D This is truly amazing. When I was a youngun.. I thought carving would be fun. Only thing I found at the time was a pound of butter which I thought would be perfect. Being christmas time I thought a snowman would be good. So....   A short while later a shout came from the kitchen..'where's my butter?' I proudly presented a snowman which now consisted of about 1/4lb. of butter. (took a while to get the shape right). Although it got a grin from dad, it earned me a light smack from mum...and no shortbread!  :'(
Cheers, Val

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Reply #2 on: May 27, 2011, 04:06:12 AM
I've seen this before. It's amazing! Nolan, thanx for the FB link!

I do stone carving, which is awesome, but those are soooo tiny! What a skill!!  :clap:


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Reply #3 on: May 28, 2011, 01:10:09 PM
 :2funny: Val, so are has been in the blood for ages then  ;)

Maggie, I see it sometimes takes him up to 2 years to complete a carving  :crazy2:
He must have patience of steel and a super steady hand.


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Reply #4 on: May 28, 2011, 05:26:32 PM
Maggie, I see it sometimes takes him up to 2 years to complete a carving  :crazy2:
He must have patience of steel and a super steady hand.

Yes! he must have! The detail he puts in those tiny little carvings is just amazing!


 

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