Wednesday , April 8 2020

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

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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”

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip
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A Heart Shaped Locket Dangles Inside the Pencil

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

“The Tools of the Trade”

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

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

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

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

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

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

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

The Entire Alphabet from A to Z

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

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

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

Cheers

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

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A Microscopic Sewing Button

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

“The Cemetery Collection”

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

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?

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

Patience is the Key to Finishing Each Unique Design

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

A Miniature Mailbox

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

You Might Need a Magnifying Lens to Spot the Cross Here

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

Another Unique Creation

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

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Does Anybody Have a Screwdriver?

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

Dalton Spends A Long Time Carving Specific Details Out

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

Pencil Nunchuks That Would Make Bruce Lee Proud

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

A Pair of Chained Hearts

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip

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…

Dalton Ghette Makes Fantastic Sculptures With Pencil Tip



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