A big world in the hands of miniature carving artist

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/9/13 14:30:00

Artist Ran Longquan shows a miniature carving he created on a pinenut in his studio in Kunming City, the capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Sept. 12, 2017. Ran, 60, was born into a family of carpenter and developed an interest in art at a young age. He began working on miniature carving in the 1980s and has become a master at carving vivid sculptures out of grains of rice, nuts and hair. (Photo: China News Service/Liu Ranyang)


 

Artist Ran Longquan looks at a miniature carving with the help of a magnifying glass in his studio in Kunming City, the capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Sept. 12, 2017. Ran, 60, was born into a family of carpenter and developed an interest in art at a young age. He began working on miniature carving in the 1980s and has become a master at carving vivid sculptures out of grains of rice, nuts and hair. (Photo: China News Service/Liu Ranyang)
 

Artist Ran Longquan works in his studio in Kunming City, the capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Sept. 12, 2017. Ran, 60, was born into a family of carpenter and developed an interest in art at a young age. He began working on miniature carving in the 1980s and has become a master at carving vivid sculptures out of grains of rice, nuts and hair. (Photo: China News Service/Liu Ranyang)


 

Artist Ran Longquan looks at a miniature carving with the help of a magnifying glass in his studio in Kunming City, the capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Sept. 12, 2017. Ran, 60, was born into a family of carpenter and developed an interest in art at a young age. He began working on miniature carving in the 1980s and has become a master at carving vivid sculptures out of grains of rice, nuts and hair. (Photo: China News Service/Liu Ranyang)


 

Artist Ran Longquan shows one of his miniature carvings, an eight-meter-long, 1.5-centimeter-wide depiction of some of Yunnan’s top tourist attractions, in Kunming City, the capital of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province, Sept. 12, 2017. Ran, 60, was born into a family of carpenter and developed an interest in art at a young age. He began working on miniature carving in the 1980s and has become a master at carving vivid sculptures out of grains of rice, nuts and hair. (Photo: China News Service/Liu Ranyang)500


 

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