How's this for testing your patience?! Franc Grom, the creator of these beautiful eggs drills about 3,000 holes in each egg! But how beautiful do these eggs turn out?! Read the whole story here.
Another artist whose work is just as beautiful and requires lots of patience - Nick Veasey, the x-ray photographer. He x-rays individual parts of objects, then puts them all together on the computer. And voila!
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