These jaw-dropping 3D drawings look impossibly realistic

We're often left questioning our eyes because of optical illusions, but in this case, our eyes aren't to blame. Rahil Jindran uses pens, pencils, brushes and paper to create drawings that look just like real physical objects, and his 3D art is blowing minds online.

In a viral Instagram Reel that's now picked up 2.5 million likes, Jindran reveals a glimpse of the process he uses to create hyperrealistic 3D drawings. "Art is power," he says (see our pick of the best realistic pencil drawings for more jaw-dropping art).

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Joseph Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment for creatives, from monitors to accessories and office supplies. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives, where he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and collaterals for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.