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22-year-old Japanese artist’s pencil drawings look like photos

( Kohei Ohmori Photo)

Using ordinary pencils and paper, 22 year-old Japanese artist Kohei Ohmori created dozens of lifelike drawings that have impressed people worldwide.

Because of his obsession with details, this Okayama-based prodigy has been called a 'mad genius' and 'insane' by his Twitter audience.

( Kohei Ohmori Photo)

Carefully placing shade, highlights and ultra-thin lines, Ohmori spends more than 200 hours on each project, creating these amazing images.

( Kohei Ohmori Photo)

His most recent work, which has yet to be completed, depicts a shiny nut and bolt that look photo-realistic.

( Kohei Ohmori Photo)