Talk about graffiti artists today, and you'll find they have shed some of the street arts old stigmas. The once-rogue street art genre has been welcomed into the traditional art world, and when you look at the fantastic 3D street art of Sergio Odeith, it's easy to see why.

The Portuguese artist started creating realistic art in the '90s when it was first gaining prominence in the country. He started with simple sketches on street walls and train tracks but then advanced into large-scale 3D drawings. Odeith continued to evolve and adopted the obscure signature style, which he refers to as "sombre 3D." This technique combines angles, lines, and shadows to create an extraordinary 3D art effect. In 2005 he gained international recognition for his anamorphic art series and realistic drawings, which looked like something out of a science horror fiction flick, with giant spiders appearing to climb off the walls at helpless passers-by.

Not surprisingly, the Lisbon-based muralist has since been asked to design pieces across the pond in the U.S cities of Baton Rouge, L.A, Charleston and Lexington and has even received business contracts with major corporations like Coca-Cola, Samsung, and Shell.

Scroll down below to see some of Odeith's truly stunning realistic art!

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C.Marrero 1 year ago

Now that's an improvement!

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Tyler Cook 1 year ago

You know how to tell if it's an alligator or a crocodile? It all depends on when you will see them next (later or after a while)

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Person2638 1 year ago

One heck of a giant beetle.

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Person2638 1 year ago

This one is amazing!

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Krumps 1 year ago

I'm probably that person who would walk straight into that and bump my head while running to help somebody...

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Alia G. 1 year ago

Wow, this ones my favorite. Moths are gorgeous.

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Night Owl 1 year ago

You're gonna need a bigger fire.

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Dutch Sinco 1 year ago

Incredible

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Grumble O'Pug 1 year ago

Hey! Wait!! We just learned about this one here on BP! The spider killing wasp with the cool body architecture! Nice!!

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Speedlimit78 1 year ago

No, nope, no way, never, no...(Musophobia)

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Janine B. 1 year ago

Bye for now, I'm gonna do a Ron Weasley!

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Genesis Harrison 1 year ago

Cool

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Monika Rhodes 1 year ago

Even a dragonfly- sweet.

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Ms.Panda 1 year ago

This is my favorite!!! MEERKATS!

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Lily Waffles 1 year ago

This one is my second favorite so far

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Lily Waffles 1 year ago

That's amazing! This one is cute

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Merilyn Horton 1 year ago

Wonderful, my ideal pet.

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Bully 1 year ago

I wouldn't stay that calm.

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Marilyn Holt 1 year ago

It's amazing to be able to create this art. I've never been able to figure out how it's done.

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Dianna Siever 1 year ago

It's so cool that he painted that chain just for the photo. Once he leaves it'll just be hanging like that... unless the man is painted as well.

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Dutch Sinco 1 year ago

I love big shadows

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ptm45 1 year ago

time to go home

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Night Owl 1 year ago

I don't have a big enough fly swatter for that.

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Genesis Harrison 1 year ago

This guy really loves insects

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JustABobcat 1 year ago

Wow, this one's amazing!

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JustABobcat 1 year ago

The one on top of the cube makes me think of something from S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat. Overall, pretty freaky but cool too.

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incoherent screaming 1 year ago

The my precious signs though

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Person2638 1 year ago

This one is amazingly realistic!

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Tracey Hall 1 year ago

How he must be painted.

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Person2638 1 year ago

I just shuddered in disgust.

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Tracey Hall 1 year ago

No way is that thing coming near me. Where is the flame thrower?

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tarebear 1 year ago

Can you imagine wandering around an abandoned building and turning the corner to see....well THAT??? I would likely pee myself...

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Tracey Hall 1 year ago

What sort of paint is that? You an keep that tin.

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Kerry Milke 1 year ago

Totally cool!

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Toysrfun 1 year ago

Such wounderful talent!

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Dutch Sinco 1 year ago

I like this so much

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JustABobcat 1 year ago

Wow, this one is so cool, I love the tumbling letters effect.

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Jaguarundi 1 year ago

The way the "shadow" is incorporated over the litter is just truly fantastic!

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