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A mix of illustration and photography

An artist from Ivory Coast found a new way to intervene in his photographs.

The Ivorian (those born in the Ivory Coast, according to wikipedia!) Ben Heine decided to combine his multiple talents to innovate in his photographs. He intervenes in the images with drawings – almost perfect – which complement, amuse or deconstruct the images.

It’s worth checking the work of this artist! Maybe someone here in the community can also make these interventions?

For those who wants more information check out www.benheine.com

written by maymosciaro and translated by alosaluap

20 comments

  1. lawypop

    lawypop

    this is creative!!

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  2. naqi

    naqi

    wow, he must be fast to draw

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  3. foodeanz

    foodeanz

    awesome!

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  4. superlighter

    superlighter

    love it! I'll wish to know the creative process

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  5. freyfrey

    freyfrey

    this blows my mind! Is it a drawing in front of another photo? Otherwise it would surely be impossible to get the perfect perspective. amazing!

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  6. natalieerachel

    natalieerachel

    So awesome! I gotta try this!

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  7. odjur

    odjur

    Oh my god I'm in love

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  8. courtneygawthorp8193

    courtneygawthorp8193

    This is really awesome.

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  9. eva_eva

    eva_eva

    this is so so so cooool!

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  10. santafire

    santafire

    love the last pic with the hole :D
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  11. negativopositivo

    negativopositivo

    incredible great idea....so cool!

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  12. isoterica

    isoterica

    Very creative though it seems like the hand and sketch must be superimposed over the photographs, not taken during. Either way the technique rocks.

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  13. sammy_a

    sammy_a

    it makes me really want to see what is really behind the drawing!

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  14. pomps

    pomps

    what a great idea!

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  15. elvismartinezsmith

    elvismartinezsmith

    very nice!

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  16. wuxiong

    wuxiong

    lovethe results, creative...<:)

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  17. brucelython

    brucelython

    nice nice

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  18. apophisv

    apophisv

    Awesome! The artist seems to play with the same theme like Magritte did (e.g. here: http://www.mcs.csuea(…)agrit6.html), but the other way round: While surrealist Magritte wants to say: There actually is only white canvas behind the painting and NO hidden motive, Ivory Coast does the contrary: He visualized what could be! Nice!

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  19. hanifmaidin

    hanifmaidin

    it like banksy project

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  20. dennislight

    dennislight

    wow.. just wow...

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