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Salavat Fidei’s Remarkable Sculptures with Graphite Pencils

Salavat Fidei creates with graphite pencils in an unexpected way.  Instead of sharpening his pencils to draw or sketch, he carves out incredible mini sculptures out of the graphite of his pencil instead. Checkout these impressive sculptures that emerge from the end of an expert blade.  From the Roman Colosseum to Wall-E the robot, the artist has no problem shaping them to his satisfaction.  He also has a fascination for other miniature projects including pumpkin seed paintings and matchbox paintings done with equal skill and finesse:

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