Pencil vs Camera: Incredible images mixing photography and pencil drawings must be seen many, many times to be believed

From The Daily Mirror:

Innovative artwork that blends photography, pencil drawings, “imagination and reality” is wowing art aficionados both online and offline.

Remarkably, Ben Heine was inspired to create the distinctive pieces – known by the collective title of ‘Pencil vs Camera’ – while writing a letter.

Currently exhibiting his work at The Art Movement Gallery in London until June 17, Ben is quoted as explaining: “Reading my letter before putting it in the envelope, I saw in transparency the television behind the paper.

“I then realized it would be great to make something similar in a single image showing two different actions.

“I went outside and drew ‘Pencil Vs Camera 1’ which is very simple and shows two chairs with a small table.

“About a quarter of the scene is represented on the paper, the other three quarters happens on the photo.”

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