In the world of tiny things
Microminiature is a rare kind of art representing creation of tiny amazing things under a microscope. Vladimir Aniskin is one of microminiature masters. He lives in Novosibirsk. Some of his works are literally made on the end of a hair. In Russia and near-abroad countries there are not more than a dozen of masters of such kind.
Camels in the needle eye
The sunset in the needle eye is painted with oil paint.The camels height – 0,1 mm
Chess table from a Circassian walnut shell. On its surface there are engraving and inlay. Table length – 3,5 mm, width – 2,5 mm, height – 2 mm. The chess pieces are 0,15 – 0,3 mm high, made of silver and gold.
Chateau 1956 on the cut grape stone
The leaves, arrow, stems are made of dust particles. The composition is on the cut papaverous granule. Frog size – 0,3 mm
Buratino on the cut grape stone
Camels caravan inside the empty horse-hair. The hair is perforated and polished from outside and inside. The hair diameter – 0,12 mm, the camels height – 0,07-0,08 mm. Material – platinum
Airfield on the cut papaverous granule (31 planes).
Gena and Cheburashka on the cut papaverious granule. Cheburashka’s height – 0,6 mm, crocodile Gena’s height – 1,4 mm
Pawn on the papaverous granule. The figure height – 0,5 mm
“Impossible figure”, 12 right-angled octads are interconnected to form a cube. The construction is cut off the ivory piece. One edge is 4×1,5 mm