Tag: painting

May 20, 2014

Can You Name the Original Painting from these LEGO Versions?

Can You Name the Original Painting from these LEGO Versions?

Can you name the original painting just from looking at these ‘pixelated’ LEGO versions? In a campaign for LEGO by art director Marco Sodano, famous paintings are recreated using the world-famous brick. The recent campaign was done by Geometry Global, Hong Kong. A fellow artist by the name of Geoffroy Amelot seems to have…

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May 13, 2014

This Painter Uses Old Turkey Feathers as Her Canvas

This Painter Uses Old Turkey Feathers as Her Canvas

Brenda Lyons is an artist, illustrator and jewellery maker currently based out of Connecticut, USA. She got her BA in Studio Art at Rocky Mountain College and received her MFA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design. In an ongoing series entitled Painted Feathers, Lyons uses moulted turkey feathers as her…

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May 5, 2014

Paintings within Paintings by Neil Simone

Paintings within Paintings by Neil Simone

Born in London in 1947, Neil Simone studied graphic art and design at school. In 1969, whilst working on an exhibition for The Multi Occupational Training and Education Centre, he visited Harrogate and discovered the majestic scenery of North Yorkshire. Neil was so inspired by the town and its surroundings that by 1971 he…

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May 1, 2014

You Know Those Cheesy Thrift Shop Paintings? This Guy Adds Monsters to Them

You Know Those Cheesy Thrift Shop Paintings? This Guy Adds Monsters to Them

Have you ever been inside a thrift shop and wondered, ‘who buys those cheesy landscape paintings’? Well the person responsible for at least seven of those purchases is Chris McMahon, an artist and illustrator from the United States. While he has an entire portfolio of original artworks on deviantART, McMahon gained online notoriety when…

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Mar 17, 2014

Hyperrealistic Still Life Paintings by Jason de Graaf

Hyperrealistic Still Life Paintings by Jason de Graaf

Born in 1971 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, artist Jason de Graaf specializes in hyperrealistic still life paintings using acrylics. In an interview with Poets and Artists magazine (p. 83), de Graaf says he went to college for illustration and design but fell in love with painting after an illustrator named Sharif Taraby came into…

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Mar 10, 2014

These Foods Were Painted to Look Like Other Foods. Can You Guess the Original?

These Foods Were Painted to Look Like Other Foods. Can You Guess the Original?

Artwork by HIKARU CHO Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Artwork by HIKARU CHO Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Artwork by HIKARU CHO Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Hikaru Cho is a Japanese artist that is well-known for her incredible 3D body paintings (featured previously). In a…

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Feb 17, 2014

I Thought This Guy Just Took Pictures of His Face with Paint on It. Nope

I Thought This Guy Just Took Pictures of His Face with Paint on It. Nope

In an incredible, ongoing series of self-portraits, Spanish artist Eloy Morales explores tones and tonal transitions. What first appears to be photographic self-portraits is actually hyperrealistic oil on canvas paintings. Most are larger than life and Morales also paints a variety of subjects that includes family and friends. You can see many more artworks…

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