Tag: painting

Apr 13, 2012

Adding Monsters to Thrift Store Paintings

Adding Monsters to Thrift Store Paintings

Have you ever been to a thrift store (think Goodwill or Salvation Army) and noticed that they usually carry a small selection of landscape paintings? Artists Chris McMahon and Thryza Segal decided to inject a little fun into these discarded works and give them a second life by adding monsters to the scenic landscapes.…

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Apr 3, 2012

15 Unbelievable Paintings That Look Like Photographs

15 Unbelievable Paintings That Look Like Photographs

Pedro Campos (46), is an incredible hyperrealist painter from Madrid, Spain. Using oil paints he recreates incredibly realistic still life shots that many might mistake for a photograph. He’s worked in a variety of creative fields from interior decorating, illustration (at an ad agency), to art restoration on furnishings, paintings and sculptures. He actually…

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Jan 23, 2012

Incredible 3D Sculptural Art Painted Layer by Layer

Incredible 3D Sculptural Art Painted Layer by Layer

Artwork by RIUSUKE FUKAHORI | Photograph by DOMINIC ALVES Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori creates incredible three-dimensional artwork by applying acrylic paint on multiple layers of transparent liquid resin. The resin is mixed with a hardener or catalyst, allowing Riusuke to paint each successive layer (similar to a 3D printer), eventually creating a ‘sculptural painting’…

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Oct 20, 2011

Photos Made to Look Like Traditional Chinese Paintings

Photos Made to Look Like Traditional Chinese Paintings

Artwork and Photography by DON HONG-OAI Born in Canton in 1929, Chinese artist Dong Hong-Oai passed away in 2004 at the age of 75. He left behind an incredible volume of work, using a style known as pictorialism to create incredible photographs that look like traditional Chinese paintings. Below you will find a…

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Dec 20, 2010

Museum Anatomy: Body Painting by Chadwick & Spector

Museum Anatomy: Body Painting by Chadwick & Spector

Based in New York City (although currently residing in Chiang Mai, Thailand), artistic duo Chadwick Gray and Laura Spector recreate classic works of art using the human body as the canvas. In their Museum Anatomy series, Chadwick serves as the canvas. His ability to maintain a constant pose requires incredible patience and body control. As…

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