Russian artist Salavat Fidai works with a medium so small, he needs a magnifying glass to do it. 

Fidai uses a craft knife to carve incredibly detailed sculptures onto the lead tips of pencils, and the results are stunning. 

A photo posted by Salavat Fidai (@salavat.fidai) on

A photo posted by Salavat Fidai (@salavat.fidai) on

Fidai can carve pretty much anything, from pop culture figures like Darth Vader and Bart Simpson to iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and Big Ben.

A photo posted by Salavat Fidai (@salavat.fidai) on

A photo posted by Salavat Fidai (@salavat.fidai) on

The artist, who is originally from Ufa, Russia, has worked with miniatures before. In addition to his awe-inspiring pencil carvings, Fidai has painted on sunflower seeds and matchboxes.

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A photo posted by Salavat Fidai (@salavat.fidai) on

Fidai’s work has earned him more than 122,000 followers on Instagram.

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A photo posted by Salavat Fidai (@salavat.fidai) on

Each pencil design can take anywhere from six to 12 hours, with the most detailed ones taking up to two days, according to the Telegraph. 

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Fidai’s pencils are up for sale on Etsy. They range from around $ 120 to $ 450, depending on their detail. 

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For a peek into how Fidai makes the amazing sculptures, check out the video below. 

 

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Russian artist Salavat Fidai works with a medium so small, he needs a magnifying glass to do it.  Fidai uses a craft knife to carve incredibly detailed sculptures onto the lead tips of pencils, and the results are stunning.  A photo posted by...