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Pencil Carving compilation | Incredible Art on Pencil | Epic Pencil Sculptures |
Origin
The exact origin of carved pencil art is unknown, though some of the early pioneers include Brazilian artist Dalton Ghetti, who began carving pencils as early as 1986 according to his website’s bio page, and Japanese artist Mizuta Tasogare, who created a honeycomb-patterned pencil sculpture shown below in the fall of 1987, as featured in the JAD Project Internet Museum.
Spread
In 1997, the woodcarving hobbyist website Carvers Companion posted an article about the craft, highlighting several photographs of pencils carved by artist Tony Wipinski shown below, left. On August 23rd, 2003, author Clifford Pickover published an article about pencil carving on his website Reality Carnival, showcasing several examples of carved pencil art shown below, right.

Pencil Carving compilation | Incredible Art on Pencil | Epic Pencil Sculptures |