10 Mind-Boggling Photorealistic Drawings

After seeing so many unbelievably amazing drawings that look like photos come across our desk, we felt as though it was finally time to put those, along with some new ones, all together in one post. In the past few months we’ve seen a resurgence of photorealistic art but instead of paintings, like we saw with artists like Alyssa Monks, Gregory Thielker or Diego Gravinese, these are drawings. Created either with just pencil or ballpoint pen, these incredible works of art show that it doesn’t matter what tools you use, it’s all about your God given talent and/or carefully honed skills.

Above: Mechanical pencil on Fabriano Acquarello watercolor ‘Artistico’ hot pressed. Drawing by Franco Clun.

Pencils and watercolor pencil on Fabriano watercolor art paper. Drawing by Franco Clun.

Ballpoint pen. Drawing by Samuel Silva.

Pencil on paper. Drawing by Dirk Dzimirsky.

Graphite on cartridge Paper A1. Drawing by Paul Cadden.

Graphite on smooth bristol. Drawing by Linda Huber.

Color pencils on cartridge paper. Drawing by Amy Robins.

Pencil on Paper. Drawing by Diego Fazio.

Graphite. Drawing by Darrel (ddanos).

Pencil on Paper. Drawing by Diego Fazio.

December 5, 2016

Sweden’s Iconic ICEHOTEL Is Now Open 365 Days a Year

Sweden’s iconic ICEHOTEL has recently completed a project that will allow it to remain open year-round. Located 125 miles north of the Arctic Circle, the ICEHOTEL has been in operation seasonally since 1989. The hotel is created entirely from snow and ice, and includes 20 guest suites, a bar, and art gallery.

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December 5, 2016

Busy Beaver Breaks Into Store to Browse Their Selection of Christmas Trees

Beavers are animals known for their wood-chomping prowess and recognize a good tree when they see it. So, it’s no surprise that this little guy, who snuck into a retailer, was so disappointed when he saw the selection at his local dollar store. All of the trees were artificial! Not everyone appreciated this fine wood connoisseur in the store. As the wild creature wandered the aisles, an officer from the St.

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