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Hyperrealistic Art This artist creates photorealistic drawings that explore surrealism

South African artist, Jono Dry, creates stunning photorealistic drawings with just black pencil.

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South African artist, Jono Dry, known for creating stunning photorealistic drawings that look like photograph using black pencil once again brings his imagination to life with his new works.

With his pencil and paper, Dry's work pays attention to the tiniest of details like folds of skin, eye lashes, droplets of water and a whole lot.

play Jono Dry's photorealistic art (Instagram/Jono Dry)


With so much attention to details, Dry takes as much as six months to complete a single piece of his artworks.

play Jono Dry's photorealistic art (Instagram/Jono Dry)


According to Dry in an interview he had with  Art Book Guy, “I enjoy the idea of having no limit with my work. When the only limit is your imagination, it becomes a wonderful challenge to see how far it can stretch,” Continuing, “It feels like I'm constantly exploring and pushing the boundaries of my own imagination with the goal to find something worth spending time, bringing to life in the form of a drawing.”

play Jono Dry's photorealistic art (Instagram/Jono Dry)


Dry is a self-taught artist who explores surrealism through his photorealistic art.

play Jono Dry's photorealistic art (Instagram/Jono Dry)


Check out more pictures in the gallery.

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