People have a fascination with those things that seem to defy reality, which is why examples of extreme photorealism tend to see a lot of traffic.
It's hard to look away from the works of Ron Mueck, Evan Penny and Jamie Salmon without shock and awe because the artists capture the human physique and emotions in ways that were once thought of as impossible.
Take a look through this intriguing cluster to see some really mind-blowing examples of extreme photorealism at its best.
11 Examples of Extreme Photorealism
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Human Silicone Sculptures
Photorealistic Pencil Sketches
Vibrant Photorealistic Paintings
Giants and Midgets
From Photorealistic Sculptures to Detailed Sketches
By: Shelby Lee Walsh - Published: Nov 20, 2009