Realistic Paint Smears Are Pencil Drawn

This collection of thick, smeared paint daubs are actually hyper-realistic colored pencil drawings. Created by Australian artist CJ Hendry, the shadow, highlights, and dimensionality of the work are all brilliantly executed, resulting in an impressive illusion. Via IG:

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“To achieve the dimensionality and sheen of fresh oil paint she layers dry pigment atop colored pencil, accurately portraying the liquid medium’s viscosity.”

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