With bonsai style as his inspiration, Japanese artist Takanori Aiba created a series of incredibly intricate worlds. Using standard craft materials, he fashions detailed castles, bridges and lighthouses that portray the beauty of spiritual harmony between humans and nature.
Artists from China have been creating amazing delicate illustrations from carved leaves. The carvings provide haunting, ephemeral images of the Mona Lisa, the Statue of Liberty and fantastical landscapes.
Brazilian artist Dalton Ghetti creates tiny sculptures carved out of the fragile tips of pencils. Armed with a razor blade, sewing needle and sculpting knife, this mad South American creative refuses to use a magnifying glass.