Some artists have abilities that realy break the limits of what we thought possible.
No matter if they use acrylic paints, charcoal, pens, or just an ordinary pencil, they create paintings that you just can not tell the difference between them and photos.
With their immense talent and incredible patience, these artists create something much more impressive than a simple copy – instead, they paint a window into an alternate world, shaped by the vision of the artist.
Here are 15 such artists. When you look at their work, you will not believe your eyes!
Diego works like an inkjet printer, as he begins his paintings on one side of the page and moves slowly to the other side. He works with a simple pencil and charcoal. It takes about 200 hours to complete one work (© faredelbene)
Omar’s ability to combine color, light and shadow is so amazing that it has become his trademark. He has a tremendous ability to produce every line and detail of the human body.
British artist Ruth Tyson has no regular artistic background. Still, she has a unique talent with which she creates amazing realistic paintings. It uses a combination of graphite, watercolor and pencils. (© deviantart)
Hard to believe this image is not photography. It’s amazing how he emphasizes each individual detail in fruit.
The artist, who lives in London creates a large realistic paintings with oil paints. (© robineley)
Gottfried mainly uses watercolor in his works. There is no end to his talent – in addition to paintings, he works as a photographer, sculptor, and illustrator. (© thetoc)
The works of famous Australian artist Vincent Pantuso are known all over the world. His portrait of Heath Ledger was completed a few weeks before the death of the actor. (© kartinca)
Cornell doesn’t draw people, because for him nature is predominant in the world.
American artist Brian Drury graduated in 2007, and has been painting very impressive realism paintings. He has won awards in the United States and Europe, Drury focuses on a person’s skin, and often reveals aspects of the human character that people tend to hide.
British artist Andrew Talbot is known in the art world as a star since 2002. The most prominent realists colors have made of his work to be very famous. (© Andrew Talbot)