Illusion Or Reality? Uncanny 3D Paintings By Russian Artist Are Impossibly Lifelike
Stefan Pabst is a 35-year-old Russian born artist who has mastered the art of 3D digital painting to the extent where his paintings trick the eye as the are often mistaken for real photographs, and more frighteningly, the real subject walking off the paper. The artist has adopted a French technique, known as trompe l'oeil technique, which literally translates into the French term “trick the eye”. The expert painter’s abilities extend into photo-realistic portraits as well. Fine details and flawless precision of each stroke and shadow, made effortlessly as seen on Pabst’s Youtube channel, is a beautiful process to witness as the artist becomes absorbed into his art until a realistic snake readies itself to strike at him from the canvas.