Mini Obamas

A British sculptor has bought U.S. President Barack Obama down to size. Talented Willard Wigan has carved Mr. Obama and his family into the eye of a 24-karat gold needle. Speaking in Los Angeles, as he was about to launch his first American exhibition, Willard revealed: ‘My favorite piece has to be President Barack Obama and his family’. The micro-sculptor’s work is so small, you need a microscope to see it – it is invisible to the naked eye. But Willard creates it all by hand in an astonishing process. It takes him up to three months to create each amazing and unique sculpture, which usually sits within in the eye of a needle or on a pin head. In the past he has created micro-sculptures of such stars as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, P Diddy. Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe and even The Simpsons. But it the President Obama sculpture he is most proud of. (Read the full article HERE)


Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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