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    Kelvin Ofakor - Amazing photorealistic artist

    This chap is making quite a buzz in the UK at the minute for his photorealistic pencil drawing portraits. Check these out, they're genuinely not photo's:













    ^Check out the step-by-step evolution of the above, and of some of his other pictures, on his blog truly amazing seeing the creative process of such technically accomplished drawings:

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    That's quite amazing, particularly how he captures the eyes.

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    That is absolutely amazing! Really fantastic - I would have sworn the old nun was a photo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davis Knowlton
    the old nun
    Mother Terasa to you .

    and yes the drawings ARE amazing .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mid View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Davis Knowlton
    the old nun
    Mother Terasa to you .

    and yes the drawings ARE amazing .
    Thought that might be her, but I remembered her face as much thinner. And, it's Teresa.

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    The glass is simply amazing.

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    Technically interesting but a bit like reinventing the wheel

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    Not a fan of Bieber, but check out this evolution, spooky almost:















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    Quote Originally Posted by draco888 View Post
    Technically interesting but a bit like reinventing the wheel
    Not really, it's part of the ongoing Photorealism movement, so yes, is not a completely new idea, but it's still part of a valid artistic movement.

    I'd take photorealism over modernist abstract expressionism any day, at least photorealism requires genuine artistic talent.

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