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23 Drawings Of Food You Won't Believe Aren't Photographs

Can you finish this post without grabbing a snack?

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1. This hunk of steak.

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No utensils needed.

2. These tightly-packed sardines.

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So. Many. Dots.

These are all hand-drawn with pen and paper by Australian artist CJ Hendry, who recently published a series entitled 50 Foods in 50 Days, in which she published a new drawing on her Instagram every 24 hours.

4. And she clearly nailed it. Just look at this baguette.

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6. These M&Ms in the making.

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Hendry explains on her Instagram that the idea for the series came to her after reading an article about the last meals of prisoners on death row.

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"So often people will ask hypothetical questions about what their last meals would be so I asked around a little and everyone I spoke to said something different."

So she figured, "If today really was your last meal wouldn't you want it presented on the finest plate money can buy?"

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"Hence I went to buy heaps of Hermès dinnerware and proceeded with the idea so I hope you enjoy it."

8. Only the finest for these plump blackberries.

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9. This Oktoberfest-worthy pretzel.

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11. These crunchy tortilla chips.

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12. These fancy AF quail eggs.

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14. Which grapefruit is real?!

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According to her Instagram, Hendry draws from photographs.

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She worked with photographer and fellow Australian Toby Scott over the course of two days to capture "ridiculous amounts of food, and yes, we eventually ate ourselves into a food coma."

15. So worth it. These carrots, tho.

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16. This prickly pineapple.

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17. This crab that maybe just crawled out of the ocean.

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18. This. Pizza.

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πŸ• πŸ• πŸ• πŸ•

19. These intricate walnuts.

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Hendry did not take her project lightly, and her Instagram is covered in hashtags like #solitaryconfinement and #thestruggleissooooooooooooreal

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20. Um, it totally paid off. Behold: This octopus.

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21. These meticulous macarons.

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23. The sunniest egg you've ever seen.

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Follow the series on her Instagram and check out her amazing work over at The Cool Hunter.

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h/t ThisIsColossal.

Artist CJ Hendry's last name was misspelled in an earlier version of this post.

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