Microminiature is a rare kind of art representing creation of tiny amazing things under a microscope.
Vladimir Aniskin is one of microminiature masters. He lives in Novosibirsk. Some of his works are literally made on the end of a hair.
In Russia and near-abroad countries there are not more than a dozen of masters of such kind.
The cartoon character on the end of the hair. The hair diameter – 0,1mm
Christmas tree on the end of a horse-hair. The tree height – 0,16 mm, the snowman height – 0,08 mm, diameter of the golden balls – 0,01 mm, diameter of the hair – 0,11 mm
Materials: dye, gold.
Russian alphabet on the hair (0,1 mm)
Size of the oval site 0,1×0,16mm
Letters height – 0,015-0,02mm
Three glory orders on the cut rice granule
Orders size – 0,8mm
Materials: gold, tin
Order of St. George on the cut papaverous granule. The order size – 0,8 mm. Materials: gold, dye.
“Young artist” composition on the cut rice granule
Order of Suvorov (exact copy)
Height of the order – 2 mm. A papaverous granule is near for comparison.
Model of the world first satellite on the end of edged hair. The hair is fixed on the meteorite fragment. The satellite diameter – 0,025 mm. Antenas diameter – 0,002 mm
Meterials: gold, tungsten
Camels in the needle eye
The sunset in the needle eye is painted with oil paint.
The camels height – 0,1 mm
Airfield on the cut papaverous granule (31 planes).
Pawn on the papaverous granule. The figure height – 0,5 mm
Submarine on the end of the horse-hair. Length – 0,39 mm, body diameter – 0,065 mm. Material – platinum
Chateau 1956 on the cut grape stone
The leaves, arrow, stems are made of dust particles. The composition is on the cut papaverous granule. Frog size – 0,3 mm
Snowman on the cut papaverous granule. The snowman height – 0,55 mm, the tree height – 0,6 mm
The poles are made of dust particles.
Buratino on the cut grape stone
Gena and Cheburashka on the cut papaverious granule. Cheburashka’s height – 0,6 mm, crocodile Gena’s height – 1,4 mm
Camels caravan inside the empty horse-hair. The hair is perforated and polished from outside and inside. The hair diameter – 0,12 mm, the camels height – 0,07-0,08 mm. Material – platinum
Aircraft carriers (American planes on the potato beetle, Russian planes – on the ladybird
Ship gun on the cut papaverous granule. Some elements are made of dust particles
The composition is on the cut grape stone. Materials: glass, plexiglas, dye
Easter egg from birch bark. (height – 11 mm)
On its cut a fragment from the story of N. Leskov is written. There are 2027 letters and 22 lines on the rice granule. The text was written with a needle and rubbed with black paint. Next to the first word you can notice a golden horseshoe.
Easter egg with 57 flowers, a golden bead in the centre of each. The egg consists of about 530 details. Height of the egg – 11mm.
Chess pieces on the papaverous granule that is located on the match. The pieces height – 0,15-0,3 mm. Materials: ivory, gold.
Matryoshka on the hair. Height – 0,19mm, hair dimeter – 0,11mm
“Golden Star” medal of the RF hero on the end of the horse-hair. Star height – 0,1 mm, hair diameter – 0,12 mm. Materials: gold, dye
UEFA cup (exact copy) on the cut papaverous granule. The cup height – 2 mm. Material: tin
Winnie-the-Pooh composition on the cut papaverous granule
Lilies-of-the-valley on the cut papaverous granule. The stems are made of dust particles. The composition is devoted to Russian women.
“Impossible figure”, 12 right-angled octads are interconnected to form a cube. The construction is cut off the ivory piece. One edge is 4×1,5 mm
Chess table from a Circassian walnut shell. On its surface there are engraving and inlay. Table length – 3,5 mm, width – 2,5 mm, height – 2 mm. The chess pieces are 0,15 – 0,3 mm high, made of silver and gold.