This is not a photo of Sir Ian McKellen. It’s a painting by a young Korean artist named Joongwon Jeong, and it’s incredible.

A few years back, Jeong started making waves on the art scene with his incredibly real drawings and paintings. His work is truly remarkable.

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Naver has photos of the artist’s process, if you are curious how he works.

[Photo: Naver]

[Photo: Naver]

[Photo: Naver]

[Photo: Naver]

[Photo: Naver]

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So, yeah, it’s basically, draw a circle and then draw the fucking owl.

Via tipster Sang, here are photos of Jeong’s work, which range from classic to modern portraits, found on the artist’s Facebook page.

[Photo: Joongwon Jeong | Facebook]

[Photo: Joongwon Jeong | Facebook]

[Photo: Joongwon Jeong | Facebook]

[Photo: Joongwon Jeong | Facebook]

[Photo: Joongwon Jeong | Facebook]

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Damn, this guy is good.

[Photo: Joongwon Jeong | Facebook]

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Top photo: Naver

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