Stunning Photorealistic Portraits By Nikolay Yarakhtin Hand-Sketched On The Streets Of Saint Petersburg – Design You Trust — Design Daily Since 2007

Stunning Photorealistic Portraits By Nikolay Yarakhtin Hand-Sketched On The Streets Of Saint Petersburg

We have all seen street artists who hand-sketch quirky and exaggerated caricatures or photorealistic live portraits on the spot, perhaps you even have one of these artworks of yourself from your last holiday. Although these artists might be underappreciated because of the nature of their work, a talent and years of practice that goes into mastering portrait drawings are undeniable and worth recognition.

More: Instagram h/t: boredpanda

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3wUYQfCkMs/

There aren‘t two same faces in the world. And before you think about twins, let me remind you that not even two sides of one face are symmetrical. This makes the work of a top-notch Saint Petersburg based street artist extremely admirable. Originally from Cheboksary, Nikolay Yarakhtin has been transferring every unique feature of different faces onto blank canvas using just a pencil for 28 years.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B2d47U_i9Ux/

“It takes me about an hour to make a portrait. Looking at the excitement of my clients seeing their portraits brings me a lot of joy and inspires me,” the artist, who has met a much larger and diverse audience on the streets of Saint Petersburg than any gallery could ever host, told Bored Panda.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B2YwuKEiIEa/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B2JeseAi4YP/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B15_JlaCjvK/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B1niB2tiLpg/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B1dkh_Wi3WY/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B1Qh1b6C3IX/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B0svyeDCtin/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B0qE3f7iVsL/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B0n2ixgCoCe/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B0dHz0AiPCp/
https://www.instagram.com/p/B0DU_-0ivPg/
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bz8IsQ2iK0I/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BzxQx8limny/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BzqKO4aiX99/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BzmtxS9CcZe/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BzkgBacihOO/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BzdOfkBCrkZ/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BzNOFjeiD7O/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BzCxHoAC2gm/
https://www.instagram.com/p/ByuNGMsCf5P/
https://www.instagram.com/p/ByVlCyLC6Ij/
https://www.instagram.com/p/ByH6MohCBZr/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BxzvtdQCj–/
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bvd6MSLF3lk/
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bub8p1TF5X7/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BrznBGCAbP3/
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bn81s3ZgwOa/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BngpvK5hCTk/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmqytlCB7Lc/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BmNQ7GoBWbw/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BluWmRiBRjN/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BlVPMJ-hqnn/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BlM9LnoB-Tn/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BlKkIVmBQR8/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BlFag-CB6zF/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BlDpf6mhI73/
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk5Uu8sBuVk/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BksK78WhA__/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BkUeeCDBzE1/

[Fancy_Facebook_Comments_Pro width="650"]
If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Design You Trust Facebook page. You won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Honest, Valuable & Intelligent Advice And Statements Presented In A Way That Exists Somewhere Pleasantly Between Design And Typography
Funny Illustrations About Sloths And Their Daily Life Struggles By Japanese Artist Keigo
Stunning Paper Folding Miniatures by Ben Avlis
What Your Sleeping Positions Say About Your Relationships
Spectacular Still Life-Winning Photos From The 35 Photography Awards
Handmade Evolving Digital Artworks, Painted Music and Performed Visuals
Russian Artist’s Cute Felted Wool Animals Might Hypnotize You With Their Googly Eyes
Japan’s Fascinating Blackboard Art Trend
20 Best Quotes From Children’s Books That Every Adult Should Read Too
"Lost My Way": Post-Apocalyptic Adventures In Melancholic Artworks Of Yun Ling
Life is Adventure by Marek Farkas
"Phantasmagoric Ecstasy": The Superb Collage Artworks of Michelle Concetta
These Animal Illustrations Accurately Express Our Monday Blues And Friday Feels
"The Horror, The Horror!": Dark And Disturbing Paintings Of Death And Disease By Richard Tennant Cooper
This Artist Draws Portraits Of People Using Pencils And Watercolors
Creative And Dreamlike Photo Manipulations By Fabien Barrau
Stylish New Yorkers Pose For Portraits With Their Bikes
Meet the Fashion Designer Whose Fantastical Creations Reimagine Folklore for Modern Times
This Artist Creates Comics Full Of Puns And Funny Twists
Some Guy Is Leaving Hilarious Fake Trivia Books In Bookstores
The Moody, Mysterious World Of Pixel Artist, Illustrator And Videographer APO
Katie Price Launches Summer Lingerie Range For Store Twenty One
Steer Clear: A Collection Of Sketchy Looking Vans
The Best Signs From The Climate Change Rallies Around The World