I've been training myself in photorealism since 2016. It's been a bit of a journey, but I'm finally at a place, where I'm truly proud of my work.

Charcoal is the main medium I used, with graphite for the finer details. Every once in a while, I'll use tiny points of white paint for the highlights. 

More info: Instagram | Facebook | dylaneakin.com

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Portrait In Precipitate II, 2019

Portrait In Precipitate II, 2019

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Grapeling
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1 year ago

As a fellow glasses wearer, I can feel the pain of water droplets all over my glasses just by looking at this picture :o

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#2

Through The Vanity, 2019

Through The Vanity, 2019

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Restless
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1 year ago

I am blown away, your talent is incredible!

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#3

Portrait In Precipitate, 2018

Portrait In Precipitate, 2018

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CookieNeerrrrd
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1 year ago

...U sure thats not a pic? COZ THIS IS TOO GOOD!!!

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#4

Sequences Of Fantasy Violence, Frightening Images, And Brief, Mild Language, 2019

Sequences Of Fantasy Violence, Frightening Images, And Brief, Mild Language, 2019

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AzKhaleesi
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1 year ago

HOW?!?!?!?

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#5

Exstasis I, 2018

Exstasis I, 2018

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miaow
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1 year ago

You..gave..actual water LIFE. IT LIVES! ITS ALIVE. MY EYES FAIL ME, its perfection out of this planet.

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#6

Through The Vanity II, 2019

Through The Vanity II, 2019

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Birchy Cat
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1 year ago

Blown away by the detail

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#7

We Thought She Was Dancing, 2019

We Thought She Was Dancing, 2019

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darubyprincess
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1 year ago

How.

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#8

Self Portrait, 2018

Self Portrait, 2018

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Lester Naidoo
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1 year ago

Reincarnated Rembrandt. Did this with your eyes closed just to be sure 🤯

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#9

One Hundred Little Prayers, 2019

One Hundred Little Prayers, 2019

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darubyprincess
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1 year ago

Really, just

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#10

Varmint, 2018

Varmint, 2018

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Linda Hafley
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1 year ago

Shia LaBeouf

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#11

Stasis V1.3, 2018

Stasis V1.3, 2018

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Bobert Robertson
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1 year ago

This is the only one I can tell is a drawing. But only because I know it's a drawing. If it wasn't in the title j would think it was a photo edited strangely

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#12

Small Portrait Of Madison, 2018

Small Portrait Of Madison, 2018

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Restless
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1 year ago

Such detail, I can almost feel the person breathing.

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#13

Face Your Self, 2019

Face Your Self, 2019

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darubyprincess
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1 year ago

oh wow

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#14

Grandportrait, 2018

Grandportrait, 2018

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miaow
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1 year ago

wow... So much story etched into the very face, he has seen much and lived a lot.

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#15

We Won't Remember Us, 2018

We Won't Remember Us, 2018

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NanZ
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1 year ago

I want to tell you how great these are but I don't know what words can even come close to explaining it. You have amazing talent and you should be very proud of each and every one of these works of art!

#16

Puncture, 2018

Puncture, 2018

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NanZ
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1 year ago

Unbelievable!!

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#17

Don't Bury Me On Hart Island, 2018

Don't Bury Me On Hart Island, 2018

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Monika Soffronow
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1 year ago

Not only are the drawings utterly amazing, but the captions are truly outstanding as well!

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#18

Fomopan, 2018

Fomopan, 2018

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TheReader19
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1 year ago

Loving the blurred lines, it gives the picture a textured finish

#19

A Roasted San Marzano, 2018

A Roasted San Marzano, 2018

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Ahnnah Newell
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1 year ago

I love the detail in the wrinkles.

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#20

Gutter Dog Stay Down, 2018

Gutter Dog Stay Down, 2018

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miaow
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1 year ago

kk thats blood right. i didnt see this coming.. +_+

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#21

Charcoal Head, 2019

Charcoal Head, 2019

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Pretty Pangolin
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1 year ago

When you think how hard charcoal is to use without smearing it...

#22

How To Preserve A Ghost Pepper, 2018

How To Preserve A Ghost Pepper, 2018

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Monika Soffronow
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1 year ago

"The Bhut jolokia, also known as ghost pepper, ghost chili pepper, ghost chili and ghost jolokia, is an interspecific hybrid chili pepper cultivated in the Northeast Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland and Manipur. In 2007, Guinness World Records certified that the ghost pepper was the world's hottest chili pepper, 400 times hotter than Tabasco sauce. The ghost chili is rated at more than 1 million Scoville Heat Units (SHUs). However, in the race to grow the hottest pepper, the ghost chili was shortly superseded by the Infinity chili in 2011, followed by the Naga Viper, the Trinidad Moruga scorpion in 2012 and the Carolina Reaper on August 7, 2013." Wikipedia

#23

Part One - A Slaughter, 2018

Part One - A Slaughter, 2018

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NanZ
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1 year ago

Wow wow wow!

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#24

Part II - A Feast, 2018

Part II - A Feast, 2018

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Ahnnah Newell
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1 year ago

the last one is disturbing..

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