Hyperrealistic Pastel Portrait of Poseidon


Lately, we’ve been coming across a lot of artwork that, at first glance, look like photographs but are actually drawings. Take for instance, Samuel Silva’s gorgeous ballpoint pen portrait of a redheaded girl or Diego Fazio’s pencil portrait of a beautiful woman dripping with water.

Our friends over at DeviantArt just tipped us off to another incredible piece of hyperrealistic art. Seville-born artist Ruben Belloso recently painted this portrait of Poseidon using just pastels. The attention to detail is shockingly amazing. You almost can’t believe that you’re looking at pastels on wood until you start looking through his work in progress pics.








Ruben Belloso on DeviantArt



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Former Industrialized Area in Belgium Transformed Into Futuristic Eco-Village

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Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

Like many dance photographers, Mohamed Taher has a knack for beautifully capturing the body in motion. His interest in movement is evident in his Ballerinas of Cairo series, and the captivating collection of photos also serves a more poignant purpose: it helps women fight sexual harassment and reclaim the city’s streets. After learning about the Ballerina Project, an ongoing series that documents dancers in urban settings across the globe, Taher was inspired to carry out a similar undertaking in the Egyptian capital.

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