This Japanese Artist Creates Extremely Hyper Realistic Drawings with a Pencil

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It might not surprise you those amazing things can be achieved with pencils and paper, but artist Kohei Ohmori’s breathtakingly lifelike drawings are bound to leave you amazed.

The Okayama-based prodigy spends over 200 hours on each project, and his attention to detail is evident. As a result of ultra-thin lines carefully-placed shading, the designs of Ohmori, and also a remarkably steady hand seem as though they’re going to jump off the page. They are so immaculate, in actuality, that his Twitter crowd is currently calling him a ‘genius’ and ‘mad’ within the quantity of dedication he puts to his portraits. His most recent effort, which has yet to be finished, depicts a nut and bolt, while his ‘signature bit’ is regarded as a stunning headshot of British model Sophia Blackbrough.

Scroll down to see Ohmori’s portfolio on your own, and if you still want evidence of what can be accomplished with a pen.

Style: hyper-realistic drawings

Country: Japan

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This is 22-year-old Japanese artist Kohei Ohmori hard at work on a few of his intricate pencil drawings


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He has become a hit with his astonishingly lifelike portraits, which each take more than 200 hours to complete


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Equipped with a box of ultra-sharp Mitsubishi pencils, any page becomes a blank canvas for Ohmori’s artwork

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