Trompe l'oeil money images are a longstanding tradition in the art world.
Indian artist Rahil Jindran's intricate work includes very realistic drawings of paper money.
An artist's hyperrealistic drawing of Indian banknotes has gone viral on Instagram and prompted many to do a double-take.
Rahil Jindran, an incredibly talented hyperrealistic artist, has stunned audiences with his awe-inspiring creations. From lifelike drawings of various subjects to his recent masterpiece of Indian banknotes, his work has left people in amazement.
In a now-viral video, Jindran showcased his exceptional skills by meticulously making hyperrealistic art of Indian banknotes using pencil colours. His level of precision and attention to detail, capturing the textures, light, and shadows, is truly mesmerizing.
Did his artwork prompt you to do a double-take? If yes, you are not alone who found the banknotes drawn by him almost indistinguishable from real ones. Many in the comments section echoed similar sentiments and were in complete awe of his artistic prowess.
The video was shared on March 1 on Instagram. It has since accumulated more than 12.8 million views and over 1.6 million likes.
Found via News & Notes from the Society of PaperMoney Collectors (Volume IX, Number 8, August 8, 2023).
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