A Russian artist and sculptor named Salavat Fidai possesses 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 that already has an impressive 767,000 followers is even more proof of his incredible talent. Fidai’s sculptures have already been displayed in Los Angeles, Sharjah, London, Singapore, Saint Petersburg, and more. Every person that visits his exhibition gets a magnifying glass in order to be able to see his tiny masterpieces.

Enlighten 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.

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The sculptor has his own YouTube channel where he shows the process of creating miniatures.

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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.

Salavat Fidai Arts / YouTubeFidai has his own home studio in Ufa City, Russia.

Salavat Fidai Arts / YouTubeJust look at how tiny his work is…

Salavat Fidai Arts / YouTube…and how accurate the details are!

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Fidai says he has to control his breathing during the working process. He compares the whole process to meditation.

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It takes at least 8 to 12 hours to complete one sculpture. However, it often takes several days to get the work done.

Salavat Fidai Arts / YouTubeThe average price for his ready-made work is about $1,000.

Salavat Fidai Arts / YouTubeYou can watch the full video here: