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This Is Not What It Looks Like! These Giant Paint Blobs Are Actually Pencil Drawings
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Art, Optical Illusions4 years ago

This Is Not What It Looks Like! These Giant Paint Blobs Are Actually Pencil Drawings

You may know artist Cj Hendry for her black and white realistic drawings, including a Chanel perfume bottle and Kanye West’s face on a $100 bill. But for Hendry’s latest amazing art project, she took quite a turn from black and white pieces to vibrant, color-popping art.

Titled Complimentary Colors, the colorful drawings were commissioned by the fashion brand Christian Louboutin for an exhibition during Art Basel Hong Kong. Even though the unique artworks look like big blobs of paint, the only thing Hendry used for the pieces was colored pencils. It took a lot of patience, layering the dry pigment, and expert handling of the medium, but the final realistic art pieces created were so full of sheen and viscosity, you’d never believe they are indeed pencil drawings. Keep on scrolling to check them out.

More info: Cj Hendry | Instagram

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Isabel Tamayo
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4 years ago

Wow! Wonder how many colored pencils they had to use for each blob..

Rainbow screen
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Luc Mailloux
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4 years ago

Wow. The skill needed here is impressive, if nothing else. As a lover of color, I consider these creations to be works of art, though it is understandable that others may feel differently.

FLEUR V. P
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4 years ago

WOW

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Isabel Tamayo
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow! Wonder how many colored pencils they had to use for each blob..

Rainbow screen
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4 years ago

Over 9000

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Luc Mailloux
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow. The skill needed here is impressive, if nothing else. As a lover of color, I consider these creations to be works of art, though it is understandable that others may feel differently.

FLEUR V. P
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4 years ago

WOW

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