Pencil Drawing

August 8, 2021

This Artist Creates Larger-Than-Life Flower Drawings With Colored Pencils

Have you ever come across a work of art that makes you do a double-take? Well, Australian artist Cj Hendry specializes in trompe l'oeil drawings. Her latest series captures the intricate details of varieties of flowers in massive, hyperrealistic renderings. Each one is made using a variety of colored pencils. Hendry masterfully layers and blends the different hues together to build dimension in her drawings.

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December 13, 2020

Hyperrealistic Pencil Portraits Offer a Surreal Look Into Being Black in Today’s World

Artist Arinze Stanley achieves his incredible hyperrealistic artwork by exercising what he refers to as the “three P’s.” The principles that Stanley works by are patience, practice, and persistence. His dedication—and his continual strive towards perfection—has helped the self-taught artist to develop portraits of Black people that appear in often surrealistic ways.

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