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Usain Bolt - Through the eye of a needle. An intricate model of the reigning Olympic champion less than 100th of an inch tall, striking his famous pose cradled in the eye of a needle.  Impossible to see with the naked eye as the figure is one-third the size of a full stop.  wigan uses a micro scope 400 times the power of normal sight to create his sculptures.  He uses the material Kevlar for much of his work, which is known to be stronger than steel - and his paintbrush is usually a single hair from a fruit fly.  His handmade tools include tiny shards of diamonds...

Usain Bolt

by Willard Wigan

Kevlon, stainless steel - micro sculpture

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