They can take an average of eight weeks to complete, the average size is just 0.005mm each and it is both mentally and physically challenging to make them because the artist has to control his nervous system and breathing to ensure he does not make even the tiniest movement. This is the World of miniature sculptures, art so small it fits into the head of needle, and the master of them is Willard Wigan…

 


BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About The Worlds Smallest Animals


 

Miniature Sculpture: Humpty Dumpty

Miniature Sculpture: Humpty Dumpty

10 – Humpty Dumpty

FACT: Called “Tinker Toy” The Worlds smallest cat on record was just 7 cm (2.75 in) tall and 19 cm (7.5 in) long when full grown!

Miniature Sculpture: Chopper

Miniature Sculpture: Chopper

9 – Chopper

FACT: The smallest bird species in the World is the bee hummingbird and it measures about 57 mm (2.24 in) on average.

Miniature Sculpture: Camels

Miniature Sculpture: Camels

8 – Camels

Fact: Not known for being small, but the World’s smallest elephant is a Borneo pygmy which is only 5 ft 6 in fully grown.

Miniature Sculpture: Owl

Miniature Sculpture: Owl

7 – Owl

FACT: Called a very fitting “Thumbelina” is the Worlds smallest horse which measures just 17.5 in tall!

Miniature Sculpture: Hilltop Church

Miniature Sculpture: Hilltop Church

6 – Hilltop Church

FACT: The Worlds smallest species of shark is a dwarf lantern shark and is a very tiny 6.3 in from nose to tail.

Miniature Sculpture: Earth from Space

Miniature Sculpture: Earth from Space

5 – Earth from Space

FACT: The Worlds smallest dog is a female Chihuahua called “Miracle Milly” and she is a very tiny 3.8 in tall!

Miniature Sculpture: Harry Potter

Miniature Sculpture: Harry Potter

4 – Harry Potter

FACT: The Worlds smallest centipede is a Hoffman’s dwarf centipede and is an almost microscopic 0.4 in long fully grown!

Miniature Sculpture: Hulk

Miniature Sculpture: Hulk

3 – Hulk

FACT: The Worlds smallest ostrich called “Tom Thumb” (appropriate name for sure) was just 50 inches tall! that is one tiny ostrich indeed.

Miniature Sculpture: Superman

Miniature Sculpture: Superman

2 – Superman

FACT: The world’s Smallest Snake is just 4 inch long and it often was mistaken for being a discarded spaghetti noodle!

Miniature Sculpture: Star-Wars

Miniature Sculpture: Star-Wars

1 –  Star-Wars

FACT: The world’s smallest fish is a “Paedocypris progenetica” and is only 0.3 inches long, but some can grow to just 0.1 inches!

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