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Pencil Sculptures: Dalton Ghetti

    Pencil sculptures

    Usually the pencil is the medium of creation. A pencil has been always a tool. What happens when you start making pencils into sculptures? They become art pieces. Dalton Ghetti, originally from Brazil, creates miniature sculptures on the tips of pencils. The 49 year old artist leaves no pencil discarded, he whittles a masterpiece out of them. See more>>

    Pencil sculptures: Dalton Ghetti“At school I would carve a friend’s name into the wood of a pencil and then give it to them as a present. Later, when I got into sculpture, I would make these huge pieces from things like wood, but decided I wanted to challenge myself by trying to make things as small as possible. I experimented sculpting with different materials, such as chalk, but one day I had an eureka moment and decided to carve into the graphite of a pencil”