10 Mind-Boggling Photorealistic Drawings

After seeing so many unbelievably amazing drawings that look like photos come across our desk, we felt as though it was finally time to put those, along with some new ones, all together in one post. In the past few months we've seen a resurgence of photorealistic art but instead of paintings, like we saw with artists like Alyssa Monks, Gregory Thielker or Diego Gravinese, these are drawings. Created either with just pencil or ballpoint pen, these incredible works of art show that it doesn't matter what tools you use, it's all about your God given talent and/or carefully honed skills.

Above: Mechanical pencil on Fabriano Acquarello watercolor 'Artistico' hot pressed. Drawing by Franco Clun.


Pencils and watercolor pencil on Fabriano watercolor art paper. Drawing by Franco Clun.


Ballpoint pen. Drawing by Samuel Silva.


Pencil on paper. Drawing by Dirk Dzimirsky.


Graphite on cartridge Paper A1. Drawing by Paul Cadden.


Graphite on smooth bristol. Drawing by Linda Huber.


Color pencils on cartridge paper. Drawing by Amy Robins.


Pencil on Paper. Drawing by Diego Fazio.


Graphite. Drawing by Darrel (ddanos).


Pencil on Paper. Drawing by Diego Fazio.

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Comment by william bengtson on December 1, 2012 at 2:34pm

These are amazing drawings without a doubt. They are executed with skill and precision. But, does that make them art? I'm just asking.

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