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You’ll Never Guess What This Was Carved From

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You’ll Never Guess What This Was Carved From

Can you guess what this incredible work of art is carved from?

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      … A lead pencil!

      Artist Cindy Chinn has made a living out of fashioning pencils into teeny tiny works of art. She works laboriously with a magnifying glass to get the incredible detail in the animals – sometimes she has to hold her breath!

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        She marks out space on the lead using a magnifying lamp and attaches a trinocular lamp (basically a magnifying lamp used for long distances) for more detail.

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