Tag: oil

Nov 2, 2013

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings Looking Through Rainy Windshields

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings Looking Through Rainy Windshields

Gregory Thielker is an American artist currently living in Ewing, New Jersey. An accomplished painter, Thielker received his BA in Art History from Williams College, his Masters of Fine Arts in Painting from Washington University and has exhibited at numerous galleries across the country. In a series entitled Under the Unminding Sky, Thielker uses…

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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 26, 2012

Breathtaking Oil Paintings Using Only a Palette Knife

Breathtaking Oil Paintings Using Only a Palette Knife

Leonid Afremov (born 12 July 1955 in Vitebsk, Belarus) is a Russian–Israeli modern impressionistic artist who creates wonderful oil paintings on canvas using only a palette knife. Over the years he has become well known for his distinctive style. Afremov is also noted for his self-representation, selling his work exclusively over the internet with…

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Jul 9, 2012

Mind-Blowing Oil Paintings by Fulvio di Piazza

Mind-Blowing Oil Paintings by Fulvio di Piazza

Fulvio Di Piazza creates whimsical paintings of anthropomorphized landscapes with an extraordinary level of detail and depth. In Ashes to Ashes, the artist’s work follows a dramatic new direction of fiery volcanic imagery. Twisted figures rise through mushrooming clouds of soot and smoke with faces comprised of burnt debris, their bodies as vulnerable and…

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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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