Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (LocalWire) With a few hours to go for the gala opening ceremony of the Men’s Hockey World Cup, Odisha artist L Eswar Rao has made a miniature replica of the trophy to mark the special event.
Rao has created a three-and-a-half inch mini model of the Men’s Hockey World Cup trophy inside a glass bottle by putting together several stones.
He said it took him seven days to complete the work, including one whole day to fix only the hockey stick.
Recently, the miniature artist had made a three-and-a-half inch model of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel inside a glass bottle using soap, on 4th National Unity Day, which is observed on the birth anniversary of the eminent politician.
Aresident of Jatni village in Khordha district, Rao has been practicing this unique art form since last 25 years.
The 36-year-old artist creates miniature art on pencil nib, soap and presents them in a bottle.
He started his own organization ‘Eswar Art and Craft Social Foundation’ where he trains children in miniature art for free.
Rao has a museum with his personal works on display.