The first time you see these hyperrealistic drawings, you’re convinced they’re black and white photographs. But on closer inspection, you realize they are just the work of a very talented artists and their pens and pencils. Using photos just for inspiration, they sets up basic proportions and then draws layer upon layer until they creates their incredibly realistic portraits.
Hyperrealism is a genre of painting and sculpture resembling a high-resolution photograph. Hyperrealism is considered an advancement of Photorealism by the methods used to create the resulting paintings or sculptures. The term is primarily applied to an independent art movement and art style in the United States and Europe that has developed since the early 2000s. – Wikipedia