A captivating, step-by-step guide that teaches artists to draw and paint exact duplicates of common objects, rendered in the trompe l'oeil, hyper realistic style of artist Mark Crilley's popular YouTube video series. Are You Up to the Challenge? With just watercolours, coloured pencils, and white gouache, artist Mark Crilley takes you step-by-step through his process for producing stunning, hyper realistic recreations of everyday items. Based on Crilley's mega-popular "Realism Challenge" YouTube videos, The Realism Challenge contains thirty lessons demonstrating how to render mirror-like duplicates in the trompe l'oeil tradition of everything from shells, leaves, and candy bars to your very own still life arrangements. Each lesson builds off the previous one, as you'll master essential artistic techniques like creating drop shadows, adding highlights, and building from light to dark. Learn the secrets of one of hyper realism's biggest stars. Come take . . . The Realism Challenge! Listed by Martina.