Artist Uses Thousands Of Nails To Create 3D Art

Artist Uses Thousands Of Nails To Create 3D Art


COMM: Artist Wajid Khan has patented his own unique way of creating portraits, using nails. COMM: This picture has taken almost seven months to complete and has used 115,000 nails. COMM: Wajid completed his first nail portrait in 2005, a picture of Mahatma Gandhi that
took him three years. COMM: But as well as nails, Wajid has also utilised bullets, spoons, car parts and medical equipment in his art works. COMM: As well as being an artist, Wajid is also an inventor. Aged 14, he invented the
world’s smallest electric iron. COMM: He is now being commissioned to design a unique sculpture for the 2022 FIFA World
Cup in Qatar. But as his profile grows, the inspiration behind his work stays the same.

85 thoughts on “Artist Uses Thousands Of Nails To Create 3D Art

  1. At 1:39, the man in the art is called Shirdi Sai Baba. He is meant to be God personified in human form and has a large following in India. Check out his wikipedia for more info

  2. He could remove all the nails then 3d print the foam with the holes in it, and mass produce an educational art base for remaking his art.

  3. This is truly amazing!! I have not seen anything like this. Thank god someone is doing something new than using paint and a brush to create art.

  4. AYYYY I LIVE IN QATAR๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

  5. when i read the title "nails art", i thought to myself that shit is gross and just plain nasty! amassing thousands of ' fingernails' to make an art must be smelled like a thousand year old funk! luckily it was just nails for the hammer! lol

  6. Does anybody know how I can purchase some of his art? Is there a way I can commission a specific piece? Im intrigued…very impressive!

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