The first thing you might be tempted to think when you look at one of these painting is that you’re actually looking at a picture, and not a drawing. That’s how realistic they look.
The drawings belong to Italian artist Emanuele Dascanio who can spend up to a month perfecting a single one of his extraordinary works of art.
At first sight, his hyper realistic drawings can be easily mistaken for photos. Looking at them, it’s hard to believe his works of art are actually hand-drawn illustrations. It’s all thanks to his amazing talent and incredible eye for detail.
No detail is too small when it comes to creating an image that depicts reality almost perfectly. The longest the artist has spent working on a drawing is 780 hours. That obviously requires a great deal of patience and a lot of focus.
The Italian artist studied Classic Renaissance techniques from a fellow Italian artist named Gianluca Corona. In his drawings, he uses these techniques, but he makes sure he also adds his own personal style as well. This is how he is able to achieve the best results. Dascanio also combines classical and contemporary styles with charcoal and graphite for a spectacular outcome.
As far as subjects go, the artist’s drawings mostly focus on human faces and bodies. In his drawings, the subjects actually appear to come to life, and the effect is breathtaking.
As you can imagine, it’s not easy or fast to create a drawing of this quality. The artist can spend up to 300 or 400 hours working on a single piece. But the results are mesmerizing. This is something you need to see to believe, so take a look and don’t forget to share this post with all of your friends and family.