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Pencil Tip Art Creations You Must See

Dalton Ghetti creates miniature works of art resting solely on the tips of lead pencils. What is even more impressive is the fact that he doesn't rely on the use of a microscope or magnifying lens to sculpt out his phenomenal creations. This is one exhibit you must literally see to believe!

You can see more of Dalton's miniature masterpieces on his website here

A Lead Pencil Tribute to "The King" 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips
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A Heart Shaped Locket Dangles Inside the Pencil 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips
 

"The Tools of the Trade" 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

Dalton's "tools of the trade" include; a razor blade, a sculpting knife, a sewing needle, and a few No. 2 pencils. 

A Few Marvelous Miniature Creations 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

Dalton carves a wide variety of designs, which range from a horse figurine to a perfectly shaped hammer. 

The Talented Artist Takes a Moment to Appreciate his Work 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

The Brazilian-born artist currently resides in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and is a carpenter by trade. He began his artistic hobby over 25 years ago as a form of meditation.  

The Beginning of a New Design 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

 

The Entire Alphabet from A to Z 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

Patience is a most important virtue in this line of work, since the vast majority of the carvings take several months to complete. The alphabet carving seen here took almost 2 years and a half to finish! 

Chain Links on a Pencip Tip 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

Cheers

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

A Microscopic Sewing Button 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

"The Cemetery Collection"

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

Over a hundred sculptures have broken off while Dalton was working. He displays the discarded pieces, which he refers to as "The Cemetery Collection", on a Styrofoam bed as a reminder of past mistakes.

Would You Care to Have a Seat?

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

Patience is the Key to Finishing Each Unique Design 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

A Miniature Mailbox 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

You Might Need a Magnifying Lens to Spot the Cross Here

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

Another Unique Creation  

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

Does Anybody Have a Screwdriver? 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

Dalton Spends A Long Time Carving Specific Details Out 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

Pencil Nunchuks That Would Make Bruce Lee Proud

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

A Pair of Chained Hearts 

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips

He has made over 100 carvings, including a very touching 9-11 memorial tribute titled 3,000 Tears, which you can see here

If The Shoe Fits...

Miniature Carvings on Lead Pencil Tips
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H/T: twistedsifter.com & solentnews.biz

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