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These Awesome Sketches Were Drawn On Paper, But They Look Like 3D Images.

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The coolest art can often be the most simple. Well, at least it seems simple at first glance.

Artist Joao Carvalho created these awesome sketches that mess with viewers” perceptions with optical illusions. Normally, we think of sketch art as simple and straightforward the sort of “bare-bones” of artistic depiction. Carvalho”s work goes to show how artists can take simple techniques like shading and use them for something new and creative.

It looks like Scooby-Doo is coming right off the page!

It looks like Scooby-Doo is coming right off the page!

Jerry the Mouse. These sketches are so spot on.

Jerry the Mouse. These sketches are so spot on.

Let”s just say it took a steady hand to finish this particular sketch.

Let

This one is insane. I can”t believe that this piece of paper is laying flat.

This one is insane. I can

Here”s a skitch of Stetch…I mean a sketch of Stitch.

Here

The sketch is perfect. It is drawn to look like the pen created a ripple in the paper.

The sketch is perfect. It is drawn to look like the pen created a ripple in the paper.

This is my favorite one. I don”t know how he did this, but this is an incredible sketch.

This is my favorite one. I don

It looks like Pikachu is actually floating above the paper.

It looks like Pikachu is actually floating above the paper.

Homer”s looking good in this sketch. D”oh!

Homer

Is…is this sketch a portal to another dimension? There”s only one way to find out…

Is...is this sketch a portal to another dimension? There

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Is it weird that I think these 3D sketches are much cooler than 3D movies? Because they totally are.