Tag: painting

Dec 31, 2012

The Photos That Inspired Norman Rockwell’s Paintings

The Photos That Inspired Norman Rockwell’s Paintings

Norman Rockwell (Feb. 3, 1894 – Nov. 8, 1978) was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the 322 cover illustrations of everyday life scenarios he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine…

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Dec 20, 2012

Trippy 3D Body Paintings by Hikaru Cho

Trippy 3D Body Paintings by Hikaru Cho

Hikaru Cho is a Japanese artist whose 3D body paintings have been circulating online as of late. With acrylic paints, Cho uses the human body as her canvas; painting zippers, laces and buttons directly onto our skin as if they were a garment. She also adds sockets and plugs to our bodies to make…

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Dec 6, 2012

Watercolor Cityscapes by Maja Wronska

Watercolor Cityscapes by Maja Wronska

Maja Wrońska is a rising young talent from Poland. In her beautiful series of watercolor cityscapes, Maja brings iconic European cities to life. Her background and education in architecture (her mother is also an architect) really shines through in her tremendous work. She has a keen eye for clean lines, structure and perspective. Below…

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Nov 18, 2012

Splatter Portraits by Hua Tunan

Splatter Portraits by Hua Tunan

Chen Yingjie (aka: Hua Tunan) is one of the leading young forces in the world of Chinese street art. Living in the coastal city of Foshan, Hua Tunan’s training in classical Chinese painting and illustration drives his unique street art style. He often explores new ways to combine Western graffiti styles with traditional Chinese…

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Oct 9, 2012

Aerial Photos of Iceland That Look Like Abstract Paintings

Aerial Photos of Iceland That Look Like Abstract Paintings

Andre Ermolaev is a Russian photographer who takes incredible aerial and landscape photographs. In his series entitled Iceland. River., Andre shows us the beautiful environment of Iceland from above. The rivers and streams shown, which are carrying sediment from volcanoes and glaciers give the photos the incredible colours and textures. The photographs could easily…

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Sep 26, 2012

Breathtaking Oil Paintings Using Only a Palette Knife

Breathtaking Oil Paintings Using Only a Palette Knife

Leonid Afremov (born 12 July 1955 in Vitebsk, Belarus) is a Russian–Israeli modern impressionistic artist who creates wonderful oil paintings on canvas using only a palette knife. Over the years he has become well known for his distinctive style. Afremov is also noted for his self-representation, selling his work exclusively over the internet with…

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Jul 9, 2012

Mind-Blowing Oil Paintings by Fulvio di Piazza

Mind-Blowing Oil Paintings by Fulvio di Piazza

Fulvio Di Piazza creates whimsical paintings of anthropomorphized landscapes with an extraordinary level of detail and depth. In Ashes to Ashes, the artist’s work follows a dramatic new direction of fiery volcanic imagery. Twisted figures rise through mushrooming clouds of soot and smoke with faces comprised of burnt debris, their bodies as vulnerable and…

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