Photo: @huwahuwa1_25

Japanese artist makes super realistic animal pictures

By grape Japan

Every once in a while you stumble upon artwork so realistic no number of double-checks will convince you otherwise, such as amazing food art we were disappointed to learn we couldn't actually eat. Eighteen-year-old Japanese artist Haru Otomi may have introduced a new wrinkle into the the realistic illustration mix, however, with this incredibly realistic cat illustration that we wish we could pet.

Haru tweeted out the illustration, and as you can imagine, many were surprised to learn that the super fluffy looking cat was an illustration.

Photo: @huwahuwa1_25

If you still can't believe it, @huwahuwa1_25, proived a step by step "making of" process.




It's frustrating that we can't pet a cat this cute, but here's hoping that @huwahuwa1_25's creations can come to life--just look at their tiger.

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Great technical facility, but a still life is a training exercise. Nobody-unless they were contracted to-has painted them, or portraits, or landscapes since the invention of the camera.

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Myself Artist and CG Designer by profession. I can't trust these still images to be true until there is video of making this illustration since these kind of images above can be made in Computer Graphics easily. I can bet this, first image itself is a CG generated (not camera shot). Never trust any images on internet as claimed.

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Sadly true, I used to love photography but digital ruined it for me, the anything goes that has become the norm means any in=mage will & SHOULD be questioned.

While I totally understand digitals use, photography to me has now become a big MEH, who cares kind of thing.

I miss checking out my processed slide film etc to see if I got what I was hoping for or not, now its to easy & way to fake, you just cant accept ANY image at face value these days manipulation is the norm sadly

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Nobody-unless they were contracted to-has painted them, or portraits, or landscapes since the invention of the camera.

You're a bit off beam there. Portraits and landscapes are still valid artists' business. There's a lot of interpretation you can give to those areas that a camera can't cover.

This hyper-realistic stuff? I can take it or leave it.

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