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How many Elvises can dance on the head of a pin? Just one, and only if you're micro-miniaturist Willard Wegan, a British artist who's been credited with creating the smallest works of art on earth.

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To create these micro-sculptures, there's not a whole lot of shakin' going on, either—the guy goes to great lengths to get his body to be still enough to paint and sculpt these babies, meditating until his heartbeat and breathing are as slow as possible. Then between heartbeats, he does his magic. Be still my heart.

Gallery Page [Willard Wigan, via boingboing]