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Artist Spends 100s Hours Drawing Hyperrealistic Art Using Renaissance Techniques
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Artist Spends 100s Hours Drawing Hyperrealistic Art Using Renaissance Techniques

You could be forgiven for thinking that these portraits are photographs, but believe it or not they’re actually drawings by Italian artist Emanuele Dascanio.

Some of them take up to 780 hours to complete, and it’s easy to see why when you look at the artist’s amazingly lifelike creations. He draws them using a combination of charcoal and graphite and the subjects are often illuminated with a single source of light that gives every piece a certain renaissance quality about it. This isn’t just a coincidence however, as Dascanio was taught the oil techniques of the old renaissance masters by Italian painter Gianluca Corona. He then combined this knowledge with his own unique style in order to create the beautiful portraits that perfectly blend the classic with the contemporary.

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Arty
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wonder how would art look if Renaissance masters already made such realistic art?!

Bennifer
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sometimes art is better when it's fantasy and not so real. Like Botticelli's 'Birth of Venus' imo

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Gilberto Garcia
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You are not an artist! You are the artist. No words can translate your superb Gift!

Irma Ariallah
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is nut a gift, it is extremely adorable hard work and years of learning and exercising, when all young friends are making party

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Silvija Savels
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The drawings seem to almost breathe with life - they are so realistic - Amazing work!

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Arty
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wonder how would art look if Renaissance masters already made such realistic art?!

Bennifer
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sometimes art is better when it's fantasy and not so real. Like Botticelli's 'Birth of Venus' imo

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Gilberto Garcia
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You are not an artist! You are the artist. No words can translate your superb Gift!

Irma Ariallah
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is nut a gift, it is extremely adorable hard work and years of learning and exercising, when all young friends are making party

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Silvija Savels
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6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The drawings seem to almost breathe with life - they are so realistic - Amazing work!

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