Tag: hyper-realistic

May 22, 2013

You Won’t Believe these Sculptures are Made Entirely of Wood

You Won’t Believe these Sculptures are Made Entirely of Wood

It’s hard to believe, but all of the sculptures you see below are made entirely of wood and then painted. The person responsible is artist and educator Tom Eckert, who uses traditional processes to carve, construct, laminate and paint his pieces. Tom says his preferred woods are basswood, linden and limewood because they carve…

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Apr 15, 2013

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Only a Pencil

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Only a Pencil

Diego Fazio aka DiegoKoi is an Italian artist from the town of Lamezia. Born in 1989, the self-taught illustrator first started as a tatoo artist and says he was initially inspired by the artwork of Katsushika Hokusai, a highly influential Japanese artist from the Edo period. Diego only began drawing in 2007, yet his…

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Feb 13, 2013

Hyperrealistic Still Life Paintings by Roberto Bernardi

Hyperrealistic Still Life Paintings by Roberto Bernardi

Roberto Bernardi is a hyperrealistic still life painter from Italy. Born in Todi in 1974, Bernardi first work in oils date back to the early 80s. In 1993 Bernardi moved to Rome where he worked as a restorer in the church of San Francesco a Ripa. After an initial foray with landscapes and portraits,…

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Jan 31, 2013

Translucent Fruit Paintings by Dennis Wojtkiewicz

Translucent Fruit Paintings by Dennis Wojtkiewicz

In this series we look at the incredible, over-sized oil paintings of fruit by Ohio artist, Dennis Wojtkiewicz [voy-KEV-itch]. While the realism is impressive, it’s Wojtkiewicz’s use of light and translucence that allows each painting to take on a meditative quality. Regarding his work, Wojtkiewicz states: “Each painting is constructed by beginning with a…

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Sep 3, 2012

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Only Ballpoint Pens

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Only Ballpoint Pens

A lawyer by trade, Samuel Silva is a self taught artist who has always been interested in drawing, sculpting and painting from an early age. His gallery of hyperrealistic portraits on deviantART has gone viral recently online. It’s astonishing to think of the detail Silva achieves with just ballpoint pens. The artist says: “I…

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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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