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This is Something you won't get to see daily, Perfect combination of a Camera and Pencil Sketch!

Pencil Vs Camera is an original visual concept invented and initiated by Ben Heine in April 2010. It is the artist’s special trademark and one of the most creative art concepts of the 21st century. Pencil Vs Camera blends drawing and photography in a unique way. The idea was the result of a long artistic exploration and a logic outcome of the creator’s evolution: “I wasn’t satisfied with only drawing or only photography, so I had to find a way to merge the two and this is how Pencil Vs Camera was born.”

Ben’s hand is always visible because it represents the connection between the viewer, the artist and the artwork. In these images, everything seems possible and Ben likes to tell a story and convey a timeless message using imagination, illusion, poetry and surrealism. Starting with simple sketches, Ben brought major innovations to the concept in 2012 and 2013, adding colors and black paper or increasing the drawings’ size. Since 2012, several applications emulate Heine’s Pencil Vs Camera’s style. Many creators have borrowed from Heine’s brilliance and started to fashion for themselves, something of a replica. They say imitation is the highest form of flattery.

You can view more of Ben Heine's art on his Flickr stream and his website. You can also check out Ben's music on SoundCloud. You can also follow his amazing art on Ben Heine here and like his Facebook page.

This is Something you won't get to see daily, Perfect combination of a Camera and Pencil Sketch!

This is Something you won't get to see daily, Perfect combination of a Camera and Pencil Sketch!

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The man who made all of us laugh- Robin Williams.

The man who made all of us laugh- Robin Williams.

This Sketch of Robin Williams is so stunning. We all miss Robin and he will remain in our heart forever.

Cat Snuggles up the dog.

Cat Snuggles up the dog.

Ben found this dog and he was so cute that he just couldn't stop himself and made this cat snuggling with the dog.

In Fun mood, Two donkeys made funnier.

In Fun mood, Two donkeys made funnier.

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

The Sketch work- going on live.

The Sketch work- going on live.

Ben made a self portrait.

Ben made a self portrait.

A dragon attacking Seoul's Gyeongbok Palace.

 A dragon attacking Seoul's Gyeongbok Palace.

Walking with tiger can only be achieved by brave hearts.

Walking with tiger can only be achieved by brave hearts.

Save yourself, you are about to get hit.

Save yourself, you are about to get hit.

Ben uses Charcoal stick and Graphite pencils to make such amazing art.

If there are large dark areas in the composition, the artist can get through 15 pencils and three charcoal sticks per piece

If there are large dark areas in the composition, the artist can get through 15 pencils and three charcoal sticks per piece

The world Map just went 3D.

The world Map just went 3D.

Made for "Art Official Concept", an art gallery based in Cape Verde (the small location spotted on the above world map)

The 'anamorphic illusions' appear slightly distorted unless viewed from the exact same perspective in what the creator wants.

The 'anamorphic illusions' appear slightly distorted unless viewed from the exact same perspective in what the creator wants.

Model: Jessica De Boeck Location: Anderlecht, Belgium

Model: Jessica De Boeck  Location: Anderlecht, Belgium

This is the real image, now check the sketch. Sketch is just outstanding.

This Sketch made by Ben, just amazing.

This Sketch made by Ben, just amazing.

Jessica was sitting on this bench and looking a bit lonely. Now she is in better company with this mysterious man. I took this photo in Anderlecht, Belgium, not so long ago... I also made the drawing as usual. This is part of "Pencil Vs Camera Beta Version" (colored drawings on black paper). Drawing on black is a bit more difficult as it is the opposite process of the way I've been drawing since many years. Caption by Ben

A man who Ben met in Spain.

A man who Ben met in Spain.

This was the sketch of the man above.

This was the sketch of the man above.

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