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If someone were to tell me that the people in these pictures weren”t real, I”d laugh in their face. The truth of it is, though, they”re not. They are creations of a London artist named Ron Mueck, who specializes in sculptures. He used to be a model maker and puppeteer for television and films (for example, he created Ludo the gentle giant in Labyrinth). Now, he focuses on making hyper-realistic sculptures of humans that have museum visitors staring for hours… How does he do it?

And to think, his process begins by him sculpting clay.

And to think, his process begins by him sculpting clay.

It ends with hyper-realistic art like this. If you didn”t know any better, you”d think this is just a picture of a couple together.

It ends with hyper-realistic art like this. If you didn

The most interesting thing about Ron”s work is that no matter how nonsensical or strange the dimensions or placement of the people are, they still look REAL.

The most interesting thing about Ron

Some of his art is very heartwarming.

Some of his art is very heartwarming.

But he doesn”t limit himself to that.

But he doesn

He will also create pieces that will shock people.

He will also create pieces that will shock people.

He isn”t known for doing interviews or making statements.

He isn

He just lets his art speak for itself.

He just lets his art speak for itself.

The level of detail on the finished sculptures is hard to wrap one”s mind around.

The level of detail on the finished sculptures is hard to wrap one

He even created a likeness of himself as an oversized mask.

He even created a likeness of himself as an oversized mask.

This is Mueck at work.

This is Mueck at work.

He was behind Ludo the “Gentle Giant” on the 1986 film Labyrinth.

He was behind Ludo the

Source: dailymail.co.uk It would be impossible to not reach out and touch these sculptures if you saw them in person. If you were impressed by Mueck”s work, share this article.

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