3D Mario chalk drawing video will make your jaw drop with nostalgia and artistic envy

There's very little that can be said about the awesomeness of this 8-bit-infused video that will do it justice. Just click and enjoy

Artist Chris Carlson has blown our minds during our lunch break with his 11-hour time lapse video which shows him create a scarily lifelike 3D chalk-drawn Mario, complete with an equally realistic NES controller.

Check out the video below and lose yourself in the sweet sweet combination of pixel art and orchestrated Mario theme music.

[imgur album via Reddit]

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