Heather Rooney is an American artist who specializes in photorealistic colored pencil and graphite drawings. Her work has so many details that they actually can be easily confused with real photographs.

“After the first portrait I drew in my high school art class, I became captivated with the challenge of photorealistic drawing and the meticulous attention to detail that it required,” says Heather on her website. “The labor-intensive commitment to photorealism caused me to feel driven to continue improving my technique.”

It takes from a few to hundreds of hours for this talented 25-year-old artist to finish a drawing, but every single of them is special in its own way. Scroll down and see them for yourself.

More info: heather-rooney.com | Instagram

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Girl Creates The Most Realistic Pictures With Color Pencils You Have Ever Seen

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Alia G. 8 months ago

i would swear this is real...

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Monika Georgieva 8 months ago

Wow

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Charlotte Brine 8 months ago

What a beautiful, amazing and mind blowing homage to an equally amazing man with such a beautiful soul!

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Laura Zaini 8 months ago

OMG

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BunnyBlubber 8 months ago

At first I thought "Wow thats so cool they came and took a picture with it" But THEN

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Leslie Cully 8 months ago

Incredible skill at drawing hair! It's difficult to get it right. Wow.

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Dog Lover 8 months ago

Love this one. R.I.P Alan Rickman.

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Larkin Elliott (student) 8 months ago

Wow. This looks exactly like a picture. I love how small all of the details are!

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Sunny San Diego 8 months ago

Unbelievable skill.!

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UniversalMel 8 months ago

I see no drawing... Only movie poster

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