Edgar Askelovic is a German-based artist who makes hyperrealistic sculptures of celebrities. One of his notable works is a Basquiat-themed sculpture for Rihanna’s 30th birthday.
The piece took five months to complete, even though it was a six-step process! He finishes the clay sculpture with silicone to give the sculpture a fleshy texture.
He then details the sculpture to be as realistic and similar-looking to his subject as possible.Edgar Askelovic is doing lifelike, lifesize realistic sculptures from silicone, polyurethane resins.