photo-realistic paintings and drawings

Bring a Towel: The Zuma Beach Paintings by Stephen Wright.

zuma beach paintings by stephen wright

With an impressive ouevre of figurative work already under his belt, the Zuma Beach Paintings by Stephen Wright, exemplify his skill at rendering photo-realistic water, light and movement. (more…)

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Recent Work (and a Limited Edition Sculpture) by artist Johan Barrios

Recent Work (and a Limited Edition Sculpture) by artist Johan Barrios
Sostenido, oil on canvas, 68”x48

johan barrios recent work

Contemporary Colombian born artist Johan Barrios considers himself a figurative painter but not a portraitist. Despite the fact that his subjects are always humans, their faces are obscured and they exist in an unspecified location, transforming them into objects rather than subjects. The artist has an upcoming solo show at Denmark’s KIRK Gallery and we’ve got a look at some of pieces for the show as well as his new limited edition sculpture releasing today. (more…)

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The Ballpoint Pen Drawings of Helena Hauss

The Ballpoint Pen Drawings of Helena Hauss
Helena Hauss, Jealous Much, ballpoint pen.

Ballpoint pen drawings of Helena Hauss

Remember those students who would doodle impressively in the margins of their three hole punch notebooks with a ballpoint pen? One of those talented folks was probably Helena Hauss. Exploring themes such as innocence lost, girlhood, nostalgia, rebellion and vice, the 29 year old artist wields a ballpoint pen like a magic wand, creating intensely detailed drawings. (more…)

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Forrest Rodts Immortalizes His Nantucket Summers In Acrylics.

Forrest Rodts Immortalizes His Nantucket Summers In Acrylics.
Forrest Rodts, “Slight Breeze” 2020 12 x 24 acrylic on board

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Using acrylic paints, artist Forrest Rodts captures his own childhood summers on Nantucket in artworks that will stir your own memories of summers past. (more…)

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Nature Illustrated In A Stunning New Book: Botanical Inspiration

Published by Viction:ary, a new 288 page, hardcover bound book will be released next month. Botanical Inspiration: Nature in Art and Illustration is an artistic compendium of beautifully rendered flora by a range of explorers, artists and scientists. Equally impressive as inspiring, the book is a wonderful gift for artists or just those who appreciate the earth’s greatest designer, Mother Nature. (more…)

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