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Intricately Detailed Tiny Celebrity Portraits Made with Superfine-Tipped Pencils

Artist Ashish Patel is brilliantly designing a miniature world filled with unconventionally tiny celebrity portraits. His impeccable illustrations typically take up only a few centimeters, making it quite easy for the mini subjects to seemingly sit on a pencil or be compared to your average quarter. To create detailed figures and expressive faces of icons like Audrey Hepburn, Charlie Chaplin, and Misty Copeland, Patel uses the sharpest and most precise tools available. Working primarily in pencil, he focuses his keen eye on the minute details–every shadow, strand of hair, and contour is accounted for.

Above: Misty Copeland (detail)

Misty Copeland

Robin Williams

Charlie Chaplin

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn (detail)



Nicki Minaj

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe (detail)

Lana Del Rey

Abraham Lincoln

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