Italian artist Franco Clun is a self-taught master of photorealism. Using nothing more than some pencils and paper, the artist is able to manifest the image of celebrities and common folk to unbelievably realistic proportions. His collection of works cover a range of portraits that include the wide-eyed gaze of children, the weathered faces of the elderly, and the expressive…
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Equipped with a box of pencils and some carving tools, a Hungarian artist known simply as cerkahegyzo manages to produce incredibly detailed miniature sculptures. Each creation is constructed entirely out of its respective pencil, utilizing the wood and lead as its base and body. Cerkahegyzo uses the fine blades of razors and needles as well as the buffing capabilities of sandpaper, files,…
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Why use pencils to draw when you can carve them into sculptures? Artists Jessica Drenk and Lionel Bawden have each dabbled in the art of carving stacks of pencils to form interesting, abstract forms. They've both mastered their respective style of the craft.
Drenk, who is currently based in South Carolina constructs texture-rich structures that echo…Continue
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Italy-based artist Diego Fazio, better known as DiegoKoi, is bound to blow you away with his incredible drawing skills. One of his newer pieces titled Sensazioni is an unbelievably hyperrealistic pencil drawing of a woman that has caused people to question the truth of its medium. Is it really done in pencil? The answer is an impressively resounding "Yes!"
We often come…Continue