Gallery: Johan Scherft Creates Amazingly Realistic Birds From Paper

At first glance, the birds mounted in Dutch artist Johan Scherft's shadow boxes look like taxidermied animals. Only the most trained eye can tell that these incredibly detailed creatures are actually made from paper, gouache, and watercolor. The birds are handcrafted and painted with ultra-fine brushes and extreme precision, and they take anywhere from two days to a full month to complete.

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  1. Taylor Ellison January 29, 2015 at 2:37 am

    really grand talent that

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