Amazing Pencil Art by Dalton Ghetti

Dalton Ghetti creates amazing art on the tips of used pencils

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Most of us will agree with the age-old saying that “patience is a virtue.” How many of you, however, would actually hang on for two years and a half to bring a piece of art into existence? Dalton Ghetti, 49, a Bridgeport artist, has spent 25 good years working with a razor blade, a sewing needle and a sculpting knife for carving his unique art on the graphite of pencil.

 

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The artist says:

I don’t make money from it but I would love a gallery owner in England to fly me over and put on a show.

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The inclination to fashion something new did not surface all of a sudden. Rather, a childhood hobby evolved into remarkable art with time. You could see, in below images, how he utilizes the leftovers of used graphite pencils to create tiny sculptures. His projects include a line of 26 alphabets, a handsaw, a single rice-grain-sized teardrop for every victim of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and much more…

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Read more: http://www.greendiary.com/entry/dalton-ghetti-creates-amazing-art-on-the-tips-of-used-pencils/#ixzz1HZoXgts9

 

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