Russian artist Salavat Fidai carves pencil lead sculptures using just the tip of a pencil. Using a delicate knife he creates popular figures, characters and objects. It takes a huge amount of patience to carve a single pencil, many are unsuccessful due to broken lead, some take several attempts.

Fidai was a lawyer until he was laid off last year, since then he has devoted himself to art. Using his miniature art and regular-size paintings he has been able to provide for himself and his family. You can see more of his work here at his very own website.

Pencil Lead Sculptures

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Pencil Lead Sculptures By Salavat Fidai

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