Emanuele Dascanio is a young artist - he was born in 1983 and graduated from art school Lucio Fontana Di Arese in Italy, in 2003. He is a true master of his craft, creating incredibly realistic graphite pencil and charcoal portraits that exude spirituality, emotion and energy. As you're about to see, the details in his drawings look incredibly real. Let's take a look at some of his fascinating work.
To view more of his work visit his website.
Aside from looking incredibly life-like, his drawings exude sensuality and passion.
Within his paintings, his subjects often portray a deep connection with the viewer.
His impeccable technique is evident in his work, however, there are also layers of meaning to discover for ourselves.
Emanuele discovered what his purpose in life is at a very young age. At about 18 years old, he decided to pursue his artistic studies and discovered a fascinating world, which he had always been attracted to but hadn't known well.
His drawings are not like ordinary portraits. Rather, they are allegorical figures or non-conventional symbols that arise from his intuition or subconscious.