Realistic Vector Portraits

Vector images are extreemly popular in designer community because they can be adjusted to any dimension without compromising on its quality. A vector file does not include DPI so resizing is no longer a problem. Vector images are mostly used in graphic design, flash animation, icons, clip-art and print adds.

A popular misbelief is that it is impossible to create with vectors anything that’s not at least somewhat cartoony — at least when compared to the rich photo-manipulations that Photoshop users create.

For some artists that was a challenge, pushing the boundaries of what the Illustrator can do! They have dazzled, wowed, and amazed the world of design with the pyrotechnic showcasing of their technical mastery.

Here are some examples of super-realistic vector illustrations that should break that misconception if you still hold it. While it takes considerable work, it is possible to create complicated images that, to the untrained eye, are indistinguishable from life.

Almost Human ( Wizard2 )

almost human realistic female vector portrait by illustrator artist wizar2 on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Wizard2. Copyright Wizard2. ( Click the image to view full size )

Satin and Leather ( Wizard2 )

satin and leather realistic vector portrait by illustrator artist wizard2 on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Wizard2. Copyright Wizard2. ( Click the image to view full size )

Crawl ( Wizard2 )

crawl realistic female vector portrait by illustrator artist wizard2 on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Wizard2. Copyright Wizard2. ( Click the image to view full size )

Stalker ( Wizard2 )

aeon flux relistic vector portrait illustration by wizard2 on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Wizard2. Copyright Wizard2. ( Click the image to view full size )

Broken Wing ( Wizard2 )

broken wing realistic vector portrait by illustrator artist wizard2 on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Wizard2. Copyright Wizard2. ( Click the image to view full size )

The Light ( Wizard2 )

the light realistic female vector portrait by illustrator artist wizard2 on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Wizard2. Copyright Wizard2. ( Click the image to view full size )

In Thought ( Wizard2 )

in thought realistic female vector portrait by illustrator artist wizar2 on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Wizard2. Copyright Wizard2. ( Click the image to view full size )

Fit 2B Tied ( Wizard2 )

fit 2b tied vector illustration by wizard2 on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Wizard2. Copyright Wizard2. ( Click the image to view full size )

Day Dreamer ( Wizard2 )

day dreamer realistic vector portrait illustration by wizard2 on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Wizard2. Copyright Wizard2. ( Click the image to view full size )

Angelina Jolie ( Wizard2 )

angelina jolie realistic vector portrait illustration by wizard2 illustrator artist on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Wizard2. Copyright Wizard2. ( Click the image to view full size )

Ksenia Orlova ( Mihail Zavorotnov )

ksenia orlova realistic vector portrait by mihail zavorotnov illustrator artist on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Mihail Zavorotnov. Copyright Eric Havard. ( Click the image to view full size )

Scarlett Johansson ( Eric Havard )

scarlett johansson realistic vector portrait by Eric Havard on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Eric Havard. Copyright Eric Havard. ( Click the image to view full size )

Angel ( Anat Moolmuang )

angel realistic vector portrait by anat moolmuang illustrator artist on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Anat moolmuang. Copyright Anat Moolmuang. ( Click the image to view full size )

Hya! ( Anat Moolmuang )

hya realistic female vector portrait by anat moolmuang illustrator artist on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Anat Moolmuang. Copyright Anat Moolmuang. ( Click the image to view full size )

Shania Twain ( Anat Moolmuang )

shania twain realistic vector portrait by anat moolmuang illustrator artist on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Anat Moolmuang. Copyright Anat Moolmuang. ( Click the image to view full size )

Susan ( Kevin Blanchard )

susan realistic vector portrait by kevin blanchard illustrator artist on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Kevin Blanchard. Copyright Kevin Blanchard. ( Click the image to view full size )

Kate Beckinsale ( Tiago Henrique de Oliveira )

kate backinsale realistic vector portrait bytiago henrique de oliveira illustrator artist on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Tiago Henrique de Oliveira. Copyright Tiago Henrique de Oliveira. ( Click the image to view full size )

Mia Maestro ( Tiago Henrique de Oliveira )

mia maestro realistic vector portrait by tiago henrique de oliveira illustrator artist on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Tiago Henrique de Oliveira. Copyright Tiago Henrique de Oliveira. ( Click the image to view full size )

Hilary Duff ( Tiago Henrique de Oliveira )

hilary duff realistic vector portrait by tiago henrique de oliveira illustrator artist on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Tiago Henrique de Oliveira. Copyright Tiago Henrique de Oliveira. ( Click the image to view full size )

Audrey Hepburn ( Ruslan Khasanov )

audrey hepburn realistic vector portrait by illustrator ruslan khasanov on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Ruslan Khasanov. Copyright Ruslan Khasanov. ( Click the image to view full size )

Alessandra Ambrosio ( Marcus Vincius )

alessandra ambrosio realistic vector portrait by illustrator artist marcus vincius on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Marcus Vincius. Copyright Marcus Vincius. ( Click the image to view full size )

Adriana Lima ( Marcus Vincius )

adriana lima realistic vector portrait by illustrator artist markus vincius on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Marcus Vincius. Copyright Marcus Vincius. ( Click the image to view full size )

Ayumi Hamasaki ( Markus Vincius )

ayumi hamasaki realistic vector portrait by illustrator artist markus vincius on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Marcus Vincius. Copyright Marcus Vincius. ( Click the image to view full size )

Megan Fox ( Mihail Zavorotnov )

megan fox realistic vector portrait illustration by mihail zavorotnov illustrator artist on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Mihail Zavorotnov. Copyright Mihail Zavorotnov. ( Click the image to view full size )

Actress ( Hyun )

actress realistic vector portrait illustration by hyun on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Hyun. Copyright Hyun. ( Click the image to view full size )

Actress ( Hyun )

actress realistic vector portrait illustration by illustrator artist hyun on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Hyun. Copyright Hyun. ( Click the image to view full size )

Julianne ( Kevin Blanchard )

julianne realistic vector portrait by illustrator artist kevin blanchard on gods of artRealistic female vector portrait illustration by Kevin Blanchard. Copyright Kevin Blanchard. ( Click the image to view full size )

Jessica Alba ( Ruslan )

jessica alba realistic vector portrait illustration by illustrator artist ruslan on gods of art

Realistic female vector portrait illustration by Ruslan. Copyright Ruslan. ( Click the image to view full size )

Not many people might be capable of creating such detailed vector art as there are requires many years of practice, but one can only aspire to perfection! The best art is, after all, usually the hardest to create, and these images have incited no small number of stunned looks.

Have you got any favorite pieces of realistic vector art? Feel free to share them in the comments!

Eusebiu Oprinoiu

Hello! My name is Eusebiu and I have been fascinated for years by graphic design and digital art. I am the founder of Gods of Art and sharing things that inspire me from the graphic design community is now more than a simple hobby!

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