Paintings Archive

Realistic Iceberg Paintings by Zaria Forman

As a child, Zaria Forman traveled with her mother, a renowned professional photographer, to some of the world’s most remote landscapes. The beauty and majesty of these places hasn’t left her and on 2012, she led an epic expedition which aimed to trace the 1869 journey made by painter William Bradford up the NW coast […]

Awesome Hyperrealistic Paintings by Denis Peterson

Denis Peterson is one of the pioneers of photorealism in New York. He’s also acknowledged as the founder of Hyperrealism – an artistic segment quite similar to photorealism. Think of it as photorealism on steroids. The difference between the two lies in the work’s color, depth of field, and composition. While photorealism focuses more on […]

The Beautiful Art Work of Georgy Kurasov

  Georgy Kurasov was born in 1958 in the USSR, in what was then Leningrad. He still lives and works in the same place, but now the country is Russia and the city is called St Petersburg. Without any effort on his part whatsoever, Georgy seems to have emigrated from one surreal country to another. […]

Everybody Loves A Lover – Paintings by David Renshaw

David Renshaw is a British artist who love to paint with vibrant acrylics. As a child, his father taught him some of the basics of drawing and from then on, he dreamed of one day becoming an artist. He studied graphic design and worked his way up from being a picture framer in a local […]

Fashion Illustration and Portraits by Helen Upton

Girl with Gold Hair I was born and grew up in the beautiful county of North Yorkshire. My interest in portraiture developed at an early age, during the seventies, when I used to draw my favorite pop idols such as David Bowie. My love of art led me to study Art and Design at the […]

Home Sweet Home – Paintings by Kim Jacobs

Kim Jacobs has been a professional illustrator for over 30 years. Her art is featured prominently in numerous greeting cards, calendars, toys, fine art prints, and stationary products. The comfortingly homey themes of her art makes the viewer want to step right into the illustration. Kim lives and works in the far coast of Maine […]

Wet Windshields – Realistic Drawings by Elizabeth Patterson

Elizabeth Patterson is an L.A. based artist who has figured out the knack in recreating the fascinatingly complicated formation of raindrops on a rain-streaked windshield. What’s more unusual still is that instead of acrylic or watercolor, she uses colored pencils with a bit of solvent to create her art. She uses a composite of several […]

Hidden In Plain Site – Bodypaintings by Johannes Stötter

Johannes Stötter was born in south Tyrol, Italy. He is also a msician who plays the violin, guitar, and the bouzouki. Johannes won the Bodypainting World Championship last 2012. It’s not at all that surprising given his talent and the level of skill he has applied to his work. He usually paints his subjects to […]

Brush Versus Lens – Ultra-Realistic paintings by Patrick Kramer

Patrick Kramer is a painter by profession and a perfectionist by nature. It’s no wonder he got drawn to realism where everything and to be ‘just right’ in order for it to be convincing. As his technique and style improved, his work started putting photographs to shame. After all, oil paints doesn’t pixelate when you […]

Awesome Digital Paintings by Brenoch Adams

Brenoch Adams, if his description of himself is to be believed, is inhumanly tall, a baseball player, a gifted musician, and a numerically-gifted-dog owner (his dog Toby happens to have a furry, white number ‘5’ over his right eye) whose right shoulder is an eighth of an inch lower than the left. His first name […]

Women in Watercolor by Daryl Feril

Daryl Feril is a Philippine-based designer & illustrator whose work in watercolor is fast becoming an internet sensation. Daryl has always had a passion for art. He has spent time working with both traditional and digital medias. He has even done a bit of typography and fashion work. Daryl’s work may be described as an […]

A Slow Race – Paintings by Lisa Adams

Lisa Adams is a self-taught realist painter from Queensland, Australia. She paints for six hours a day, six days a week. Even at that pace, it takes her months to finish a single piece. She averages three to five paintings per year. Lisa begins with a crystal clear mental picture of the painting which she […]

A Touch of Paint – Fingerpaintings by Iris Scott

Iris Scott is a Seattle-based painter who has taken finger painting to new heights. Watching her at work is like watching a virtuoso piano player. She dips her gloved finger into high-grade oil paints and swirls them around the canvas to create beautiful portraits. She discovered her passion for finger-painting when, too lazy to leave […]

Fast Food Nation – Illustrations by Chris Woods

Chris Woods uses his own friends as subjects and paints them against a backdrop rife with belligerent branding, pop-culture, and omnipresent advertising. His work has appeared in Naomi Klein’s book No Logo as well as magazines like Saturday Night , and Adbusters. Chris’ painting ‘McDonald’s Nation’ (1996) has become a popular icon of the anti-corporate movement. It […]

3D Critters – Paintings by Keng Lye

Keng Lye is a Singapore-based artist who produces one-of-a-kind three-dimensional sculptures using acrylics and epoxy resin. The technique he uses was actually pioneered by Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori. The realistic image is produced by pouring resin into a bowl and then painting on top of it layer by layer. HE said: “I started on the […]

Iconic Urban Portraits by Maja Wronska

Maja Wrońska is a Polishb artist and architect who has painted an amazing series of watercolors featuring famous landmarks from around the world. She has quite an impressive following on devianART  where she uses the handle ‘takmaj’. First, she sketches her work with a pencil before proceeding to fill in the details in watercolor. Maja […]

A Decent World – Artwork by Gottfried Helnwein

Gottfried Helnwein grew up in post-war Vienna. As a young boy, he was surrounded by somber people haunted by a very recent past they refuse to speak of. The young artist took solace in the fictional universe of cartoons where, according to him was “…a decent world where one could get flattened by steam-rollers and […]

Baby Butterflies – Facepaintings by Christy Lewis

Christy Lewis is an award-winning face and body painter from Kapiti Coast, Wellington, New Zealand. Anyone can draw a pug nose and a few side whiskers and call the result a cat, but Christy takes this children’s art to the next level. Her work is simply exquisite and given that her clientelle are usually children, she […]

Peaceful Dreams – Paintings by Antonio Cazorla

Antonio Cazorla’s artistic ability manifested itself at an early age. He began painting at ten years of age and by the time he was eleven, he was already exhibiting his work. He studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Seville and was awarded the prestigious Landscape Grant of El Paular (Madrid). After successfully completing a doctorate, […]

Ped Xing – Urban Paintings by Jim Zwadlo

Jim Zwadlo grew up on a dairy farm in northern Wisconsin. He has worked in the skyscrapers of New York City for many years.  To Jim, the aerial view of the Manhattan landscape became a map of itself. He said: “… the urban pedestrian symbolizes a complex social milieu. I paint each figure as a […]

Ultrarealistic Wall paintings by David Jon Kassan

David’s wall paintings are so it’ll take more than just a second glance to figure out they’re paintings. David Jon Kassan is a well-known contemporary American painter whose life-sized realistic paintings combine figurative subjects with abstract backgrounds. According to him, “my effort to constantly learn to document reality with a naturalistic, representational painting technique allows for […]

Behind the Flimsy Facade – Street Art by Dran

Dran is one of the most exciting emerging street artists in the UK this century. He sculpts, draws, paints, and has six published art books under his belt. He insists that he he not a street artist but art critics are already dubbing him as “the French Banksy”. His art delivers hard-hitting messages presented in a […]

Seemingly Seamless – Petrykivka Paintings by Olena Skytsiuk

Petrykivka is a style of painting which originated from the small Ukrainian Petrykivka village. This style of painting utilizes thousands of small brushstrokes, blending together to present a seemingly seamless element within the painting. The brush used for these paintings are in themselves unique, being hand-made from cat hair. Olena Skytsiuk, a renowned Ukrainian painter […]

Horse Carriages and Dirigibles – Steampunk Paintings by Vadim Voitekhovitch

Steampunk as a sub-genre of science fiction that glorifies steam and its possible applications to modern-day technology had electricity not been discovered. German painter Vadim Voitekhovitch;s work is saturated with poignantly anachronistic images of steam-powered dirigibles set in the Victorian era. Realistically drawn, future generations just might think his paintings are historically accurate.

Art Work by Mariana Kalacheva

Title: When I love Since starting her professional way of being artist, Bulgarian painter Mariana Kalacheva amplifies her experience through the curiosity to the details beyond the ordinary world. In 2003 she graduates the AMDFA/ Academy of Musik, Danse and Fine Arts/ – Plovdiv, Bulgaria; Master Degree – Speciality Graphics under the guidance of Prof. […]