9.19.2010

Pencil Tip Carvings!

This is one of the most incredible art forms I have seen. I received this in one of those awesome e-mail forwards that mothers love sending daily :) After doing some research, I found that the artist's name is Dalton Ghetti. Check out his work {here}. This work is sharp! (pun totally intended) and he does this all without a magnifying glass. Born in Brazil, 49 year old Ghetti says he has been carving since he was a schoolboy - things ranging from stones, large piece of wood, soap, broom hands - until he found this niche.

43 comments:

  1. I really love this. What an amazing artist. Thanks for sharing. I reposted it on my blog and shared a link back to you.

    xoxo,
    Courtney

    Have a wonderful week!!!

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  2. this is incredible

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  3. The most liked and pinned post in pinterest.com
    Great Job

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  4. Absolute amazing!!!Genius!!!

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  5. breathtaking beauty

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  6. I want that guy to be my dentist!!

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  7. Ecxelente!!!! Toda una obra de arte.

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  8. WOW....spectacular !
    ♥BunTine

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  9. absolutely stunning! I love the alphabet, so amazing!

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  10. omg, crazy, patience, detail!!!!

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  11. Stunning, no idea how those interlocking designs were created!

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    1. Hello! Just wanted to clarify that this is not my work. I am simply showcasing the beautiful work of Dalton Ghetti http://www.daltonmghetti.com/ :)

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  13. So awesome that I can't even form the words to express just how much! Wow! :) Heather

    Heather UpChurch
    Art & Design Studios

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  14. Unbelievable work of art!!!

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  15. These are truly stunning, works of art. would love to know where to get one.

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  16. Wow! Beautiful and very innovative bravo!

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  17. I admire anyone with the patience, dexterity, and eye sight to do this stunning art work!

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  18. Wow! the chain link is my favorite.

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  19. So much talent in this world!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you

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  20. Whoa... just saw this on pinterest. What an incredible display of precision & talent!

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  21. I'm a teacher would love to have this as framed artwork in my class.

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  22. OMG! Totally gorgeous! I'm amazed!
    I Fancied it!

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  23. im speechless. this is amazing

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  24. The screw is as precise as an actual machined screw. Its easy to forget how small it is! My favorite.

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  25. This is just amazing and I am going to share this and put a link back to your blog. I was very touched when I read his biography and the 9-11 where he made a single teardrop each day and it took him 10 years to make 3,000 for the memorial http://www.daltonmghetti.com/memorial.asp

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  26. Some of the pieces may have been done by this gentleman: http://cerkahegyzo.deviantart.com/

    His work displayed is certainly very similar.

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    2. Hi Janette -

      I actually did not create this work. The name of the artist is Dalton Ghetti. I was unable to find a website that belonged to him at the time that I created this post, however it seems there is one now! http://www.daltonmghetti.com/

      Thanks!!

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  28. I couldn't find anything on Etsy link provided on the right

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  29. i saw his work in the New Britain museum of American Art. Absolutely incredible

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  30. I am in love with this art form.

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  31. This is so absolutely amazing!!!!!!

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