No, laser cutters and high-tech equipment were not used in the making of these masterpieces. The process involved “cutting and removal of the leaf’s mesophyll to produce artwork on a leaf without cutting or removing any veins.” Continue reading to see five incredible examples.

The process of producing a single leaf carving is said to take months of careful work. When the artwork is finished, the leaves are then preserved and framed–ensuring that they will last for decades.

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1. Mona Lisa

2. Obama

3. John Deere Vehicle

4. Desert Scene

5. Statue of Liberty