Paintings Archive

The Beautiful Women of Stella Im Hultberg

Korean artist Stella Im Hultbergis known for her flamboyant and whimsical paintings of women. Her works, which are mostly portraits of women, displays the finesse of a female form. Soft flowy hair, smooth skin and big piercing eyes are the some of the few things that sets her creations apart. Hultberg studied Industrial Design  in […]

The Colorful and Fun World of Charmaine Olivia

The works of San Francisco-based artist Charmaine Olivia are a breath of fresh air and a burst of color. Charmaine paints stunningly beautiful women with vibrant colors and strong emotions in oil and acrylic. A model herself, Charmaine paints the beauty and sensuality that comes with the female form. Her characters of perfect silhouettes, pouty lips, […]

A Burst of Color from Behind – Spanish Paintings by Alejandra Atares Abad

There’s something about prints and colors that makes an image come alive. In the Spanish paintings below, Alejandra Atares Abad masters this technique through her series depicting views of women from behind, as they peer out into a landscape. A Fine Arts graduate, this Barcelona-based artist dresses her characters in vividly printed clothing and colorful hairdos. […]

Realistic Oil Paintings by Tigran Tsitoghdzyan

Put your hands together for Tigran Tsitoghdzyan’s (can you spell/pronounce that?) series of hyper realistic paintings titled “Mirrors.” The Armenian artist started painting at the tender age of 5, and since then he has never stopped. The result of finding what he truly loves early on in life has allowed him to hone his skill and […]

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 […]

The World’s Smallest Canvas – Tiny Paintings by Mesut Kul

Mesut Kul is a Turkish painter who prefers to exercise his art in some of the world’s smallest canvasses. He paints on seeds, feathers, nuts, and even butterfly wings. After all, anyone can paint on a large canvas, but very few can do it on objects so small one would need a magnifying glass to appreciate […]

Fleeting Youth – Paintings and Sketches by Ivan Aflifan

Ivan Aflifan is a Russian Painter and illustrator who’s currently based in Canada. His growing acclaim may be attributed to the fact that his work is excellent without succumbing to the mainstream expectations.When asked about his artistic process, he said: “Art is beyond an image of perception and creativity. Art is part of the past, […]

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 […]

Ice Cream Paitings by Othman Toma

Othman Toma believes that desserts should delicious and pretty. Not content with the usual medium of oil paints, charcoal and watercolor, he set about creating awesome paintings with his favorite frozen treats. In the hands of an amateur, I’d have called it a waste of perfectly good ice cream, but seeing how good Othman’s artwork […]

Imaginative Illustrations by Jose Emroca Flores

Jose Emroca Flores is a California-based artist who spent much of his youth on a skateboard. When not building makeshift ramps from scrap wood he could usually be found drawing while listening to his favorite music. Jose attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco where he learned to develop his skills in making his […]

Awesome Digital Portraits by Olga Tereshenko

Olga Tereshenko is a young, up-and-coming artist who does little to hide the fact that she’s a fan of Sherlock, Dr. House, and Tolkien. Her portraits are utterly recognizable and beautifully rendered. At only 25 years old, she has loads of potential to become the next big thing in the art world. Aside from awesome […]

Photorealistic Oil Paintings by Charles Bierk

Charles Bierk He is currently based in Toronto, Canada. Toronto-based artist Charles Bierk uses oil on canvas to create paintings that look like realistic pencil drawings on paper. CHARLES BIERK B. 1987. Lives and works in Toronto, Canada. EDUCATION OCAD U, 2011, Drawing and Painting, Toronto, Canada.   Charles Bierk begins with a photograph of […]

Skulls – Fascinating Street Art by CBLOXX

Cbloxx grew up in the grim industrial town of Huddersfield in Yorkshire. She is a self-taught artist who, by dint of sheer will and talent, shed the trappings of small town syndrome by going against the flow of convention. Her day job involves working with disaffected youths, at night however, she’s a freelance street artist […]

Cityscapes – Oil on Canvas by Jeremy Mann

Jeremy Mann is a very talented painter who specializes in gritty cityscapes done in oil and canvas. According to one website: “Each of his works seems so wholly genuine, a mix of mystery and grit that brings a sublime light to iconic cities like New York and San Francisco.” Well said, except that the subjects […]

Deceptive Self Portraits by Eloy Morales

At first glance, Eloy Morales’s self-portraits are nothing to be excited about. It’s when you take a closer look at his paintings that you realize that this guy has oodles of talent. Talented Spanish artist Eloy Morales has created an eye-catching series of self portraits with an interesting catch – they’re not photographs, they’re paintings. […]

Cracked Portraits – Paintings by Taisuke Mohri

Taisuke Mohri was born in Sapporo, Japan on 1938. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Arts from the prestigious Tokyo Art University in 2009. His work has been featured in several group exhibitions in Tokyo including “FRANTIC UNDERLINES” by Frantic Gallery in 2010, “Extra Real” Exhibition by ULTRA002 in Spiral Garden, and “Graduated Works […]

Out of Context – Photorealistic Paintings by William Fisk

William Fisk is a Canadian painter who specializes in creating photo-realistic paintings. As is the aim of every painter who subscribes to realism, William’s paintings are so realistic it will make you want to reach into the painting to use the objects themselves.When asked about his Portrait series, he said: “The objects depicted in the […]