Stefan Pabst is a professional artist that lives in Germany. He wants to inspire people through his art and videos while showing the magic of painting. On his YouTube channel, he creates helpful tutorials that explain how he creates his unique artworks and shows you that you can do it too.

He does many types of cool drawings, but one that stands out the most is the 3D realistic art he makes. Thee illusion drawings are the most popular among his work and look absolutely incredible.

Stefan Pabst uses pencils, oils, and pens to create his 3D art and draws them on simple pieces of paper or even cardboard. His optical illusions depict animals, everyday objects, pop culture characters, celebrities, and many other things. Hopefully, you will enjoy the 3D drawings he creates.

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Cip IESAN
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12 months ago

He's so good, I still don't know which part of the photo is the drawing!

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Giulia Mezza
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11 months ago

Wonderful!

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His art creates the illusion of realism like the picture is 'jumping out' of the paper. This technique is complicated and is hard to master, but this artist does it almost perfectly. He tricks the viewer into believing that the object is 3D when actually it's a drawing on a flat surface. Stefan paints full-time and works in his studio daily.

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RoseAnne Cleary
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12 months ago

The best!

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Malia Jeffers
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12 months ago

I kind of want to push it over. Is it just me?

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On his channel, Stefan does many other things. He creates time-lapses of his 3D drawings and other paintings, he does tutorials with pencils, oil paints to teach his viewers how to draw and also films speed painting videos. He shows you how you can bring portraits to life, starting from a blank piece of paper and ending up with a masterpiece. Stefan also shares some tips and tricks he has learned over the years he's been creating art.

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Malia Jeffers
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12 months ago

That face tho! 😆

Shyanna Ringo
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12 months ago

will smith

Ed Souza
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12 months ago

Oh really? I thought it was a real genie.

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kingsnyder
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12 months ago

ah thats hot

Tara
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12 months ago

“You’ve got a friend drawing me...”

Dakota Dawson
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12 months ago

OH MY GOD IMAGINE WAKING UP TO THIS IN THE MORNING

Emma Veil
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1 month ago

I want to draw like that!!😂

Emma Veil
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1 month ago

this is awesome

Edwin Lesperance
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11 months ago

Amazing.

Marlene Ricker
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11 months ago

I love this one. I'd hang it on my wall in a minute!!

Kayli Boring
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12 months ago

YES!!

Sunzilla
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12 months ago

I still can't get over the genie looking like Will Smith. So weird.

aussie snowdropper
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12 months ago

Looks better then the real Will Smith

TheDragonInTown
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12 months ago

You have three wishes!

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Jo Choto
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12 months ago

Even though my brain knows what has actually been done, my eyes still tell me there's an A-shaped hole dug out of the notebook.

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The German artist was actually born in Russia but moved to live in Germany. Stefan began drawing at the age of five. On his website, he says, "I received portrait requests from my classmates who were impressed with my work". He mentions that he became a full-time artist after he drew a portrait of a friend, now he receives requests from actors, singers, sports stars and even politicians.

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Malia Jeffers
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12 months ago

I want to hold the moon. It looks so real!

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Reagan James
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1 year ago

Wow. It’s so 3-D! I wish I had the talent to do that! That would be so cool, and I would draw something like every day! So cool!

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Stefan wants to teach younger artists what he has learned over the many years of drawing, he wants to inspire them to not give up their passion and create amazing art. That's why he created his YouTube channel and that's why he shares many of his techniques and professional secrets with others.

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HorrorWeirdo
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12 months ago

This is too cute

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Reagan James
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1 year ago

My mind has exploded.

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Tristan McGill
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12 months ago

how the heck do y'all draw like this when i can barely draw a stick figure?!

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Phillipa Holt
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12 months ago

Wow his drawings are so life like and perfect the Rocks pic is perfect x

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Mooncut the wolf 🐺
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12 months ago

Why do I feel like that hole is going to eat that pencil

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Mooncut the wolf 🐺
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12 months ago

I find that creepy for some reason...

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Mooncut the wolf 🐺
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12 months ago

Is it just me or does anyone else want to hold that octopus

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HorrorWeirdo
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12 months ago

That looks even better than pigeons in real life...

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Mooncut the wolf 🐺
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12 months ago

*Smashes through wall* "Did you know, I AM YOUR FATHER"

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Mooncut the wolf 🐺
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12 months ago

🎵🎶 "He's got the whole world, in his hands, he's got the whole wide world, in his hands..." 🎶🎵

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Sparrow Flying Free
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12 months ago

I want to jump in.. is that just me?

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HalfShelli
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12 months ago

Hi sweet little bat!

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prevent the toast
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12 months ago

i wonder though, does it, perhaps, like... jazz?

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LPSDazzleQueen
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12 months ago

even his shadow on the block!!!

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Mooncut the wolf 🐺
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12 months ago

BEWARE THE SNAKE

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How Terribly Unfortunate
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12 months ago (edited)

He's painting paint. XD

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Mooncut the wolf 🐺
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12 months ago

nEIgH

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Emily
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12 months ago

If I opened a notebook to this...

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Ri Mi
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12 months ago

These are all single perspective renderings. Unfortunately, the cannot be hung on the wall, or even observed from anything other than the one perspective that yields the 3d effect. Great for the internet, but to the great chagrin of this otherwise enormously talented artist, he - like his subjects - is trapped in photography.

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Mooncut the wolf 🐺
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12 months ago

"bE cAREFUL WITH thAt GlAsS" Mum every time

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prevent the toast
Community Member
12 months ago

C U B E

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Alex C. Whitley
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12 months ago

I'm a giant, and I'm in France.

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