Paintings Archive

Wildlife on Wood by Julie Bender

Pyrography is the art of burning or scorching designs on a natural surface such as wood or leather. It is an old art form practiced since the dawn of man by our ancestors who were fascinated by the power of fire. With the advent of modern technology came better tools and more refined techniques. Julie […]

Hyperrealistic Portraits by Bryan Drury

There is an unspoken rule in making portraits: Flatter your subject. This means that the artist has to present the subject in the best light possible, even going as far as editing out wrinkles, unwanted blemishes and evening out lopsided features. Well, rules are made to be broken and one outstanding young artist broke this […]

Photorealistic Minimalism by Nigel Cox

Nigel Cox grew up on the edge of Dundalk, a small market town in County Louth. He went to the Riversdale College in Liverpool and joined the Transglobe Expedition right after graduation. His exposure to “the staggering beauty of vast and often barren spaces” has affected his art. Nigel’s stye of Photorealistic Minimalism came about […]

City Painting by Robert Neffson

Robert Neffson was born in New York City in 1949. He began studying at the Arts Students League there when he was 12. He is known for his paintings of various cities throughout the world. There will be a solo exhibition of his work at Bernarducci.Meisel Gallery in NYC from April 5-28.

Teresa Elliot’s Paintings of the West

At first glance, you’d think it was a picture of three boys playing in the mud. As a matter of fact, it’s one of  Teresa Elliot’s ultra-realistic paintings.  Teresa Elliot was born and raised in Texas, USA and most of her other paintings reflect a certain western flavor. Texas longhorns in particular, are one of […]

Play Hide and Seek with Cecilia Paredes

Cecilia Paredes is not just another painter. She doesn’t just paint, she paints herself. Specifically, Cecilia, with the help of a few assistants, paints herself to blend into the wall behind her. She has a deep and abiding love for body paint and in the past, she has transformed herself into animals, plants or her […]

Watercolor Paintings by Agnes Cecile

Watercolors and ink complete the portraits in the paintings of Agnes Cecile’s work. With the illusion of messy splatters, she creates realistic images of people displaying different kinds of expression. She captures the emotion of each individual picture, making the mood perfect for each canvas. Some of her prints are available for purchase on Amazon […]

Audrey Kawasaki’s One-of-a-Kind Wood Panel Paintings

While most painters smear oil paint on canvas, Audrey Kawasaki chose a different medium. Almost all of her work are done on wood panels, giving her paintings a textured look. At times, the wood’s grain itself lends the painting a certain authenticity. Audrey also uses graphite along with oil paint to create her paintings. Her […]

Hands-Free Paintings by Huang Guofu

Artistically gifted people can create beautiful art, no matter what. Chinese artist Huang Guofu proves the point. He lost both his arms at the age of four due to an electrical accident. Undeterred by his handicap, he started painting with his feet to support his sick father when he was twelve years old. Later he […]

Andrew Atroshenko’s Awesome Art

Andrew Atroshenko’s work  is distinguished by the movement, color, and passion. He poses his subjects in such a way that draws the eye and emphasizes the grace of the human form, whether in movement or in stillness. The sureness of his strokes lend his canvases a certain boldness that makes one want to linger. Atroshenko’s […]