Tag: painting

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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Feb 4, 2014

Hyperrealistic Artworks Surrounded by the Supplies Used to Create Them

Hyperrealistic Artworks Surrounded by the Supplies Used to Create Them

Karla Mialynne is an artist and designer known for her hyperrealistic artworks using a combination of colored pencils, markers, inks and water brushes. The artist is most popular on Instagram (@mialynne177) where she shares progress pictures of her artworks with her 40,000+ followers. Karla also shows her completed works surrounded by the tools and…

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Jan 23, 2014

Artist Uses Entire Body to Create Larger than Life Charcoal Drawings

Artist Uses Entire Body to Create Larger than Life Charcoal Drawings

Artist Heather Hansen Heather Hansen is a performance artist and painter who uses her entire body to create larger than life kinetic drawings with charcoal. Using concentric patterns with her hands, feet and body; Hansen creates large canvases in her studio and even in front of live audiences (as seen below at the Ochi…

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Jan 20, 2014

10 Rare Salvador Dali Illustrations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

10 Rare Salvador Dali Illustrations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

In 1975, world-renowned Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali created a rare set of illustrations for Shakespeare’s famous play, Romeo and Juliet. The series consisted of 10 off-set lithographs on heavy paper with 99 pages of bound text contained in a red/burgundy silk slipcase with the lithographs signed in the plate. Also included was an additional…

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Jan 15, 2014

How to Turn a Block of Wood Into a Box of Money

How to Turn a Block of Wood Into a Box of Money

Artwork by RANDALL ROSENTHAL It all starts here. Artist Randall Rosenthal takes three pieces of white pine and glues them together. Once dried it will be one solid block. Artwork by RANDALL ROSENTHAL Artwork by RANDALL ROSENTHAL The rough outline begins. Randall knows what he wants to do. Artwork by…

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