When it comes to medium of choice, plenty of artists will tell you that pencils — monochromatic or otherwise — are their favorites.
The level of detail that you can achieve with these pointed beauties is top-notch, which is why artistic realists the world over swear by them. While most simply sharpen their tools of the trade and put them to paper, this creator takes a less conventional approach. Instead of using colored pencils to create art, Tuomas Markunpoika turns them into art.
Even if you’re a culture buff, you’ve probably never seen anything quite like this.
And there’s more where that came from! If you want to see the rest of Tuomas Markunpoika’s work, be sure to check him out on Vimeo.