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10 Impressive Optical Illusion Drawings That Break What You Think Is Real

In every one of these side-by-sides from artist Howard Lee (and there are ten of them), one is the real object and the other is just a hyperrealistic drawing. Some of these drawings look so real that it’s hard to tell what’s art and what’s not. It’s especially great because after we get fooled, we get to see how the drawings get made.

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I thought the drawings of the tomato, popsicle, and matches were especially good.

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This feels like one of those videos that’s going to get reposted endlessly on Facebook. It’s impressive work, but the drawing is obvious if you watch this in HD.