Friday, November 24, 2006

Willard Wigen - Microscopic Art

Willard Wigen - Microscopic Art

Willard is a resident of
Birmingham, England.
The show is in Manchester.
He has a learning disability (Dyslexia),
but has talented hands.
He makes the sculptures out of
dust particles, sugar crystals, etc.
Works only around midnight,
and can only do some of the work
between heartbeats.

The Statue of Liberty in the eye of a needle

Elvis on a pin head

Boxing ring next to a match head

Girl with balloon is standing on an eyelash
glued to the top of a needle.

Snow White & The 7 Dwarfs in the eye of a needle
(Note the wicked witch on top)

Visitors view exhibits through a microscope

The Thinker on the head of a pin

Peter Pan & Tinkerbell etc. on a small fishhook

The royal court in the eye of a needle


  1. Thats really truly amazing...

  2. Changes my point of view on how things look both large and tiny. Thats one art that really hits a home run. Love it. This guy really has steady hands!

  3. amazing...yess what a way to work:)

  4. My cousin worked with this guy for a while, he ended up getting quit e a few million for the peices.

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