Lorenzo Manuel Duran, an artist from Caceres, Spain, doesn’t use any high-tech laser cutting tools to create these mind-blowing leaf sculptures, but rather a surgical scalpel and dental-pointed device that helps him remove the cut parts from the leaf. Continue reading to see more.

It wasn’t until 2005, at the age of 36, that Duran would fully pursue his passion for art and nature. Starting with more traditional oil paintings, he found himself inspired one day by a caterpillar eating a leaf.

The moment propelled him to try cutting a leaf with a scalpel. That was 2008 and the rest is history.

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