Believe it or not all of these images are 100% vector. When we think of vector illustrations “photo-realistic” isn’t usually a word that comes to mind but these artist never let that stop them from creating some of the most realistic illustrations you will ever see. Some of the artist use the gradient mesh tool to create these amazing life like illustrations while some, like Pentoolart use nothing but the pen tool. These fantastic artist force us to reconsider what is possible in the world of vector art and inspire us to new heights of creativity. I’ve rounded up 15 of the most unbelievable photo-realistic vector illustrations to inspire you. Click on the artist name below the images to see more of their amazing vector work.