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Using Botox, beta-blockers and the stillness of the night, Graham Short produces miniature engravings like nobody else.They are typically bought by art investors with one piece, a collection of works fusing English, Arabic and calligraphy, fetching 200,000 pounds ($254,000).He sold an engraving of Queen Elizabeth II's head on a piece of gold that was lodged in the eye of a needle to a Scottish dairy farmer for 100,000 pounds.He spent decades as a stationary engraver for clients including the royal family and department store Harrods. In his spare time, Short tried his hand at miniature engraving – at first working under two magnifying glasses, and now using a microscope.Harry Kane's face Short rose in prominence in Britain after engraving miniature portraits of "Pride and Prejudice" author Jane Austen onto four 5-pound banknotes in 2016 .Short repeated the stunt this summer, carving England's World Cup goal-scoring hero Harry Kane onto six more 5-pound banknotes.'20 beats a minute' Short pushes himself to engrave on ever-smaller surfaces, hitting the limits of the human body.
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