Surreal Pencil Illustrations – Mario Hugo

Stylesight’s Graphic Team loves the work of Mario Hugo, a New York-based artist, designer and illustrator. 

His surreal and almost haunting graphics are often sketched with graphite on found paper, offering a fresh, modern take on hand-rendered artworks.  The fine pencil illustrations are so detailed they could quite easily be mistaken for photographs.

Mario tends to work with a tonal color palette, and sparse color pops highlight hidden details in these intriguing montages. A combination of geometric shapes and abstract forms generates an experimental body of work – he is certainly one to watch!

For more of his inspirational work, visit his portfolio site,


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