all the small things

These incredible works of art are real, and so so tiny! Willard Wigan of the UK carves grains of rice or sugar into his miniature-sized sculptures, and then uses a hair from the back of a housefly to paint them! When they are on display in a gallery, each of his works has a microscope so you can see them – but when Willard works on them, he does so with the naked eye! I can’t even imagine, since most of his work is on the head of a pin or the eye of needle! I found a really cool video interview with him on Metacafe that you should have a look at; I posted it below!

Micro Art



yttr -January 26, 2009, 5:13PM

that’s a little incredible…

Liz -January 26, 2009, 9:13PM

I LOVE that the Peter Pan figures are on a hook. :]

Jessica -January 26, 2009, 9:58PM

I love the Peter Pan piece on what can be perceived as a hook. very sharp.

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