Castle On A Grain Of Sand
Artist Vik Muniz and artist/researcher Marcelo Coelho collaborate to place a drawing onto a single piece of sand, less than a single millimeter wide, and took four years to complete - video embedded below:
After four years of experimentation, Photographer Vik Muniz and designer Marcelo Coelho successfully created microscopic drawings of castles on single grains of sand. Take an in-depth look into the advanced and archaic processes and inspirations behind these revolutionary micro-masterpieces.
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