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Mini animals carved in the wood and graphite of carpenter pencils [10 pictures]

Apr 11, 2013 By Abraham 1

As an artist, Diem Chau focuses on the tiny. We’ve recently seen her alphabet series carved in crayon.

Her mini-sculptures formed at the tips of carpenters’ pencils are even more remarkable. They are currently on display at the Packer Schopf Gallery in Chicago. Here is a sampling…

And here’s a bonus sculpture that isn’t an animal but that I had to include because it’s fantastic…

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