Those of us without artistic training or practice may look at a particularly realistic drawing and wonder how on Earth someone made that with just pencil and paper. In these timelapse videos, artists show us how they draw famous landmarks from the first marks to the final lines.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Manhattan skyline

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Big Ben, London, UK

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Los Angeles, California

Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany

The Statue of Liberty, New York City

The Rila Monastery in Bulgaria

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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