French artist turns ugly buildings into art that will make you look twice

3d art buildingPatrick CommecyIt’s almost like the people are really standing there.

Patrick Commecy transforms bland walls in to 3D mural masterpieces.

From crowded balconies to raucous cafés to people hanging on balconies, the French artist’s realistic murals will make you do a double take.

Some of the people depicted in his work are real. One work in Cannes, called “Cinéma,” depicts famous movie characters such as Jack and Rose from the “Titanic.”

Check out some of Commecy’s coolest pieces:

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AFTER: 'Au fil de loire/Over the Loire'

BEFORE/AFTER: 'L'arbre aux oiseaux/The tree with birds'

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AFTER: 'Clochemerle'

BEFORE/AFTER: 'Roméo et Juliette/Romeo and Juliet'

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AFTER: 'Renaissance'

BEFORE/AFTER: 'C'est la récré!/It's playtime'

BEFORE/AFTER: 'Les guides/The guides'

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AFTER: 'Juliette et les esprits/Juliet and the minds'

BEFORE/AFTER: 'La galerie V/The V gallery'

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AFTER: 'Aquarium'

BEFORE/AFTER: 'Nostradamus'

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AFTER: 'Café de l'Aqueduc'

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AFTER: 'Cinéma'

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