Tag: painting

Nov 2, 2013

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings Looking Through Rainy Windshields

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings Looking Through Rainy Windshields

Gregory Thielker is an American artist currently living in Ewing, New Jersey. An accomplished painter, Thielker received his BA in Art History from Williams College, his Masters of Fine Arts in Painting from Washington University and has exhibited at numerous galleries across the country. In a series entitled Under the Unminding Sky, Thielker uses…

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Oct 5, 2013

Pop Culture Portraits Painted onto Coins

Pop Culture Portraits Painted onto Coins

In a project entitled Tales You Lose (Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr), Brazilian artist and designer Andre Levy paints an array of pop culture portraits onto various coins from around the world. It’s interesting to see how a little paint and imagination can transform the same coin into a multitude of different characters and people. Below…

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Oct 3, 2013

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

Daniel Edlen is an American artist best known for his ongoing series of vinyl artworks. Using white acrylic paint and a unique style of pointillism, Edlen paints amazingly realistic portraits of musicians directly onto vinyl records. Edlen, whose favourite band is the Beatles and favourite album is After Bathing at Baxter’s by Jefferson Airplane,…

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Sep 10, 2013

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen in the animation below. When the book is closed, you don’t see the image because it is hidden by the gilding (i.e., the gold…

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Sep 5, 2013

Artist Uses Modern Techniques to Preserve a Traditional Chinese Art Form

Artist Uses Modern Techniques to Preserve a Traditional Chinese Art Form

Yang Yongliang is a Chinese artist and photographer from Shanghai. Born in 1980, he studied calligraphy and traditional Chinese landscape painting from an early age until graduating from the China Academy of Fine Art where he now teaches. His bio on White Rabbit summarizes Yongliang’s thoughts adeptly: A longtime student and devotee of shanshui,…

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Aug 15, 2013

Picture of the Day: Through the Looking Glass

Picture of the Day: Through the Looking Glass

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Artwork and Photography by Mona Caron In this brilliant street art painting by Mona Caron, we see a utility box painted to show us what this intersection could look like. Located at Church St. and Duboce Ave. in San Francisco, the artwork comes to life when you look…

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Aug 11, 2013

Speed Paintings Made from Various Foods and Drinks

Speed Paintings Made from Various Foods and Drinks

Vivi Mac is a freelance artist from France. In an ongoing series entitled Art Ephemere, Mac uses a wide variety of foods, drinks and ingredients to create speed painting portraits of artists, musicians and celebrities. The temporary artworks are preserved in photographic form and shared on Facebook with Vivi Mac’s 10,000+ followers. Below you…

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