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the art of stacking pencils

the art of stacking pencils

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We're seriously impressed by Bashir Sultani's steady hands.

If you ever played Pick-Up Sticks as a child, you’ll know the anxiety of trying to delicately move one stick without spilling over the entire bunch. That’s part of why we’re so impressed with Toronto-based artist Bashir Sultani’s incredible works of art made entirely from pencils. At first glance it might look like a painting, but these stunners are carefully crafted stacks that form words, shapes or symbols. Check out his work on Instagram and if you want more, visit his YouTube to eyeball his other talent: creating art from salt.