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Howard Lee’s hyperrealistic drawing illusions

Turning hyperrealism into a video guessing game, illustrator and illusionist of sorts Howard Lee draws objects on paper that attempt to reach photographic levels of detail. Above, his Drawing Trick with Marbles.

Below, Drawing Challenge Egg Smash:

Also, Magic Ice Pop Drawing Illusion:

…and play Spot the Jellybean:

Watch this next: Three quirky sleight of hand illusions by Richard Wiseman.

h/t Fubiz.

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