Tag: Painting

Hyper-Realistic Oil Paintings by Steve Mills

After seeing the work of Richard Estes at a show in Boston, MA, Photorealism became Steve Mill‘s passion. Using oil paints he analyse some of life’s most ordinary moments and creates these hyper-realistic paintings. “All I paint is an illusion,” Mr….

The Invisible Man by Artist Liu Bolin

Artist Liu Bolin was born in 1973 and grew up in China’s Shandong province. Bolin is painstakingly painted head-to-toe by a group of assistants using photographs of the area behind him as a guide without the use of special effects or Photoshop. His…

Photography by Hans Silvester

German photographer Hans Silvester documents the extraordinary body painting of the Surma and Mursi peoples of the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan. “The Surma and Mursi tribes are body painters. They paint their bodies with natural pigments made from…

Skin Illustrations by Emma Hack

Adelaide-based artist, Emma Hack is a ‘body artist’. Her canvas of choice is the human body and by using wallpaper designed by florence broadhurst, hack paints models to match, making them disappear into the wall. “Emma’s collaboration on Gotye‘s ‘Somebody That I…

The Holy Beauty Project Vol. 3

Rossina Bossio‘s third and final installment in the trilogy of videos from The Holy Beauty Project is finally online, one year after its production and official presentation at Saint Claire’s Church Museum in Bogotá, Colombia. “The Holy Beauty Project is a…

Gerard Schlosser’s Paintings

French painter Gerard Schlosser is known for using photographs to frame a specific part of a scene. His paintings are hyperrealist fragments of fictional stories.

Food Paintings by Joel Penkman

New Zealand born artist Joel Penkman, currently living in the UK, captures our food favourites by using egg tempera and gesso to grinding and mixing his own paint. You can shop the prints on Etsy.

Beautiful Chaos: Lora Zombie

Self-taught Russian illustrator Lora Zombie creates chaotic, vibrant and colourful paintings by using ink and watercolours. Zombie is a rising star, with her exhibitions quickly selling out galleries worldwide.   [vimeo http://vimeo.com/28553129 w=580&h=281]

Artwork by Alexandra Levasseur

Canadian artist Alexandra Levasseur creates beautiful paintings by using acrylics and colored pencils on paper. During 2011 – 2012 she developed a project titled “One Drawing a Day”. Her objective was to explore the spontaneity and inspiration given by every different morning, either…

Paintings by Deenesh Ghyczy

German artist Deenesh Ghyczy paints fragmented portraits by using oil and acrylic. His paintings give the illusion of  looking through a kaleidoscope.