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Pencil portraits which look like photographs

heikki leis pencil portraits drawings hyper-realistic

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 31 July 2013 - 09:18 PM

You would be forgiven for mistaking these stunning drawings for photographs of people getting ready in the morning.

But Estonian artist Heikki Leis’ works are actually hyper-realistic drawings that show the ordinary morning rituals that everybody carries out.

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Posted 31 July 2013 - 10:52 PM

I have pencil drawings of my (then very young) boys done by my sister-in-law, a surprise from my husband. They are incredible and I will treasure them forever.
She too did unbelievable work, and was all self-taught. I'm pretty sure she stopped doing them years ago.

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 04:09 AM

It can be done in color too, which is also why any photo can now be faked .

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