Artist Fills The Pages Of His Sketchbook With Amazingly Tiny Doodles To Create Surreal Optical Illusions

The mesmerizing illustrations of Visoth Kakvei bring together symbolism and style. 

Based in Cambodia and Maine, Kakvei adapts his abstract patterns to other recognizable imagery, including the Statue of Liberty and exotic animals like elephants, seahorses and stags. He also shares photos and videos of his delicate process, which is just as eye-catching as the end products themselves. 

Scroll down to see some of his very best and like your favourites!. 

  1. Visothkakvei goes beyond ordinary doodles to fill sketchbooks with tiny, fine-lined elements. Some pop off the page as optical illusion drawings.


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  7. The artist also experiments with digital drawing to fuse his work with real life.


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  12. Watch Visothkakvei create his detailed drawings in the short videos below:

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    Wip #original #art #visothkakvei

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    Speed Drawing: The eye #original#art #Visothkakvei

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