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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 6 July, 2020

This is not a glass of water

No, really.

TO ALL INTENTS and purposes, this looks like a normal glass of water sitting on a sheet of paper on a table. Right?

glass of water

But despite what your eyes may be telling you, it’s not – it’s actually a painting.

Artist Stefan Pabst makes these incredible realistic artworks which he shows on his YouTube channel, where this video has already racked up more than half a million views.


Fittingly, the piece is actually a watercolour (ho ho). The full video shows how the picture took shape:

Source: PortraitPainter Pabst/YouTube

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