Tag: hyper-realistic

May 27, 2014

15 Hyperrealistic Street Art Portraits by MTO

15 Hyperrealistic Street Art Portraits by MTO

MTO (short for Mateo) is a graffiti and street artist born and raised in France. Between 2006 and 2013 he lived in Berlin however his current location is unknown. Like many graffiti and street artists, personal and background information is sparse. Fortunately his incredible and well documented body of work speaks for itself. MTO…

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Apr 11, 2014

These Portraits Were Drawn with Just a Pencil

These Portraits Were Drawn with Just a Pencil

Artist Diego Fazio (better known online as DiegoKoi and previously featured here) can do some incredible things with a pencil. His hyperrealistic portraits are so lifelike, many may confuse his drawings for black and white photographs. Born in 1989 in Lamezia, Italy, the emerging talent is self-taught; starting his career as a tattoo artist.…

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Mar 20, 2014

A Block of Wood Carved Into a Stack of Papers and Magazines

A Block of Wood Carved Into a Stack of Papers and Magazines

Randall Rosenthal (featured previously) is an American artist well known for his hyperrealistic wood sculptures carved from a single block of wood. After receiving his BFA from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, Rosenthal actually began his career as a surrealist painter. While he has shifted to sculpture he still incorporates his talents…

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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 4, 2014

Hyperrealistic ‘Wood’ Sculptures that are Actually Made of Ceramic

Hyperrealistic ‘Wood’ Sculptures that are Actually Made of Ceramic

Christopher David White is an American artist that creates hyperrealistic sculptures that explore themes of growth and decay. Many of his sculptures are made from ceramic, further brought to life with acrylic paint. In his artist statement, White explains: With nature undergoing a perpetual transformation, everything derived from nature is subject to the same…

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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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