Tag: painting

May 25, 2015

The Digital Artists that Paint the Game of Thrones Landscapes

The Digital Artists that Paint the Game of Thrones Landscapes

Sven Sauer is a digital artist that specializes in matte paintings. Sauer is part of the VFX team that brings the Game of Thrones world to life, creating the illusion of environments like King’s Landing, Harrenhall, Dragonstone and Qarth.

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May 22, 2015

Street Artist HULA Uses Paddleboard to Paint in Hard to Reach Places

Street Artist HULA Uses Paddleboard to Paint in Hard to Reach Places

Sean Yoro aka HULA has been painting beautiful portraits in NYC, using his paddleboard to get to hard to reach places. The avid artist and surfer is originally from Oahu, Hawaii but is currently based in New York City.

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May 20, 2015

The Incredible Street Art of DALeast (15 Photos)

The Incredible Street Art of DALeast (15 Photos)

DALeast (featured previously) was born in 1984 in Wuhan, China and is currently based in Cape Town, South Africa with his wife, Faith47, who is also a prominent artist. After studying sculpture at the Institute of Fine Arts, DALeast dropped out after four years and began making art in public spaces in 2004. His…

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May 11, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold at Auction

Picture of the Day: The Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold at Auction

Photograph by Christie’s $179.36 million. That’s how much an anonymous buyer paid for Pablo Picasso’s 1955 painting, Les femmes d’Alger (Version “O”), earlier today, becoming the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. It eclipses Francis Bacon’s Three Studies of Lucian Freud, which Christie’s sold for $142.4 million in 2013. Les femmes d’Alger (Version…

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May 7, 2015

Artist Finds Beautiful Beach Stones and Covers Them in Tiny Dots of Paint

Artist Finds Beautiful Beach Stones and Covers Them in Tiny Dots of Paint

Elspeth McLean is an Australian award-winning artist whose passion for colour and detail has evolved into a unique style of painting she describes as “Dotillism”. In what she calls Mandala Stones, McLean collects beautiful beach stones and uses them as her canvas to create intensely colourful and intricate artworks entirely out of dots. Elspeth…

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Apr 15, 2015

15 Striking Photographs That Are Actually Paintings

15 Striking Photographs That Are Actually Paintings

Patrick Kramer is an American hyper-realist painter based in Springville, Utah. After graduating from Brigham Young University in 2008 with a major in art, Kramer has been painting professionally ever since. Each painting can take Patrick anywhere from 50 – 300 hours. In an interview with Wallhop, Kramer says his process usually begins with…

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Apr 9, 2015

This Chameleon is Actually Two Body Painted Women

This Chameleon is Actually Two Body Painted Women

When they start to move, things get really interesting! The models were painted by award-winning, fine art body painter Johannes Stötter. Be sure to check out our previous posts on Johannes’ incredible artwork here and here.

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