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Teen's Insanely Realistic Pencil Portrait Will Make You Do A Double-Take

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To say that 16-year-old Shania McDonagh has a "flair for drawing" would be quite the understatement -- especially once you've seen her crazy-impressive pencil portrait that could easily be mistaken for a photograph.

The talented Irish teen recently took home the top prize -- and €1,500 -- in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition for her drawing of a fisherman, titled "Coleman." From the eye crinkles to the chin stubble, the detailing is pretty mind-blowing.

Scroll down below to see the winning portrait.

winning sketch

According to the Irish Times, a panel judge called McDonagh one of the "most talented artists of her generation."

For video from the competition, head over to the Irish Times.

[h/t Colossal]

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