Paintings Archive

Insect Art by Chris Brand and Evan Skrederstu

People normally hate creepy crawlers such as insects and roaches. Most of the time these little creatures are sent to oblivion at a swat of a slipper. But all is different for these two insect-loving artists Chris Brand and Evan Skrederstu. While painting mural in Los Angeles a decade ago, they accidentally sprayed color to some […]

Gorgeous Disney Princesses by Heather Theurer

Painter Heather Theurer captures a whole new different light of Disney’s beloved princesses. From Belle, Mulan, to Rapunzel, and even Lilo, this Las Vegas-based artist shares her creations with masterful detail and depth. A mother of five, Heather takes her passion for painting seriously as her creations have garnered a lot attention from different publications […]

The Missing Piece – Paintings Re-imagined by José Manuel Ballester

José Manuel Ballester is the artist behind these unusually incomplete works of art. The series, appropriately titled “Hidden Spaces” is a collection of classical paintings with the subjects removed. It’s basically a collection of backgrounds. José wants the viewer to re-interpret the stories they think they already know. A whole new world opens up, as the bare backdrop […]

A Splash of Paradise – Paintings by Zaria Forman

Have you ever been to the beach paradise called The Maldives? No? Yes? Zaria Forman spent a month there, and the result was not only stunning paintings, but also an environmental plea. Zaria’s art is unique in the sense that she tries to capture climate change in her works. She started her drawing career early on in […]

Jacub Gagnon Takes Animals to Unfamiliar Territory

Considered one of Toronto’s emerging contemporary artists, Jacub Gagnon presents nature in an unusual habitat and form that creates a beautifully sweet yet disturbing image. Jacub presents a picture of how man manipulates nature and how nature tends to adapt, if it can. Jacub creates his images primarily with animals in the most bizarre way possible […]

Exceptional Photo-Realistic Oil Paintings by Yigal Ozeri

At first glance, Yigal Ozeri’s work looks like nothing to write home about. The images look good, but not extraordinary. It’s when you realize that these images are actually painted and not captured on film that you figure out just how talented this artist is. Yigal Ozeri is an Israeli artist who has perfected the […]

Sooty Images – Paintings by Steven Spazuk

Steven Spazuk is a Canadian artist who has spent the last fourteen years developing and perfecting his techniques. He uses a rather tricky medium that not many other artists would even consider using. You see, Steven uses soot to paint. His inspiration came from a dream of his where he was in a gallery looking […]

Photorealistic Paintings by Matt Story

Matt Story is an American artist who, at an early age, demonstrated a unique skill for rendering verisimilitude, or hyper-realism. He has worked as a technical illustrator and graphic artist in his early teens. He went into film and television production which almost drove him crazy at some point. He said: “The more prestigious and […]