Paintings Archive

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. […]

All Thing Equine – Art by Michael Zavros

Michael Zavros is an Australian printer and painter whose work has already won several prestigious awards including the The Robert Jacks Drawing Prize, the Kedumba Prize, and the Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award. He also won the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize in 2010. He has a bit of a passion with horses as evident in […]

A Deluge of Color – Watercolor Paintings by Marc Allante

Watercolor is a medium most artists take for granted. Most people lump it together with modeling clay and crayons as a medium for beginners. Painter Marc Allante has other ideas. His portfolio is a collection of colorful watercolor paintings literally dripping with color. His subjects are usually silhouettes riding a wave of color or taking […]

Paintings and Portraits by David Stooke

David Stooke calls himself the NewAgeTraveller on deviantART. Relocation had him busy for a while, when he came back, it was a pleasant surprise for him to find his 2500+ visits to his account. He had been selected as one of the daily deviations, which increased the traffic to his account. The quality of his […]

Men and Mustaches – Expressionist Paintings by Aaron Smith

If there’s anything that distinguishes men from the Victorian era, it’s their mustaches. For Aaron Smith, a mustachioed gentlemen himself, these men represent a masculine ideal. Their serious expressions, stiff poses, and spectacularly bearded faces does a great deal to mask an inner vulnerability. The extremely colorful palette which he uses to portray these gentlemen […]

Absolution in Death – Paintings by Danny Malboeuf

Literature and music are Danny Malboeuf’s greatest inspirations. He works mainly with acrylics. Danny’s style may be described as a combination of surrealistic and Pre-Raphaelite sensibilities. He has had numerous one-man exhibitions in the past two decades. His work can be found in various private collection around the world. Some might be offended by the […]

Oil Painting by Wlodzimierz Kuklinski

Wlodzimierz Kuklinski is a self-taught Polish painter and illustrator. His work is found on more than a hundred books. He also designs posters, book covers, trademarks, wrappings and CD covers. He works primarily with oils and his paintings often depict young women in thoughtful contemplation. Wlodzimierz loves illustrating fairy tales, historical books, and detective stories.

Invisible Steel – Paintings by Chen Hongzhu

Fire tempers the finest steel, they say. The porcelain dolls in Chen Hongzhu’s portraits have certainly gone through the forge. Chen Hongzhu graduated from the prestigious Central Academy of Fine Arts. The subject of her surreal portraits are just a wee bit cracked, but stronger for all that. With their large, unseeing eyes and well-hidden […]

Watercolor Portraits by Lana Khavronenko

Lana Khavronenko is yet another one of those gifted young artists who seemingly pop up from out of nowhere. We know she’s Ukrainian, and that’s about it. There is a maddeningly little information about her but her work speaks volumes about her talent. Her watercolor paintings are vividly arresting. Her use of use of contrasting […]

Underwater Paintigs by Sarah Harvey

Sarah Harvey is a British artist who loves capturing the interplay between light, color and water. Most of her work features submerged in water. The accompanying ripples, distortions, and bubbles are faithfully reproduced on canvas. According to her: “My paintings of figures floating are predominantly self portraits. I aim to create paintings that arouse both […]

The Fantastic and Fictional Reality of RHADS

If his deviantART account is to be believed, RHADS is a 25-year old artist who lives in Antarctica. His isolation in one of the most remote places on our planet might explain the subjects of his work. His subjects include, but are certainly limited to: The Kraken, an alien Predator, winged horses, a soon-to-be-wrecked-ship, a […]

Traditional Painting in Modern Times by Jordi Diaz Alama

Jordi Diaz Alama may describe himself as a traditional painter but there’s nothing remotely traditional with his work.Morality, mortality, and sexuality are all recurring themes in his work. His style reminds the viewer of the work of Renaissance masters of long ago with their realism and casual approach to nudity. This Spanish painter is currently […]

Stimulating Portraits by Sean Cheetham

Sean Cheetham has a Bachelor of Fine Art degree with honors from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He had his first one man exhibition in 2006 at The Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery. He is slowly emerging as one of the most acclaimed figurative painters today.

Graffiti Girls by Kevin Peterson

Kevin Peterson’s series “Graffiti Girls” highlights the contrast between the innocent and the jaded. The subject of his paintings are innocent young girls, some barely out of babyhood, posing against a backdrop of graffiti. He was quoted saying: ” Each (painting) contain the contrast of the untainted, young and innocent against a backdrop of a […]

A Few Simple Truths – Oil On Canvas by Justyna Kopania

Justyna Kopania is an artist through and through. She can’t imagine existing without her art, her imagination, and her inspirations. Her work expresses a certain kind of truth with sincerity. It is because of this that most of those who patronize her work find themselves in her paintings. She prefers using oils on huge canvasses

Chaos and Women – Paintings by Viktor Sheleg

Like most artists, Viktor Sheleg has been drawing since early childhood. At twelve, he has taught himself to paint. He was born in Lomonosov, near Saint-Petersberg, Russia in 1952. When Victor was three, he and his family moved to Latvia where he still lives and works today. According to him, his paintings are inspired by […]

Fingerprint Paintings by Chuck Close

  Charles Thomas “Chuck” Close is an American photographer and painter who achieved worldwide fame as a photorealist. Though severely paralyzed since 1988, he has continued to produce art. Each piece is highly sought after by collectors and museums all over the world. His latest work involves large-scale portraits made with his own fingerprints. Chuck […]

Large-Scale Portraits by Harding Meyer

Harding Meyer is a Brazilian painter and photographer whose large-scale portraits have recently been making ripples in the art world. He uses geometric brush stroke and vibrant colors to bring his subjects to life. The viewer is stunned not just by the mammoth proportion of the painting but also by the intense attention to detail […]

Waste Not, Want Not – Paintings by Till Rabus

Till Rabus is a Swiss artist who spends divides his time between Paris and Neuchatel. His hyper-realistic paintings of garbage like tires, condoms, and leftovers has shocked tender sensibilities. However bizarre his subject matter, his skill with the paintbrush is evident. One could only hope that people would take one look at his paintings and […]

City Youth – Paintings by Michele Del Campo

Michele Del Campo is a London-based painter whose work has earned numerous accolades from critics, among which is the “Premio BMW” awarded by Her Majesty the Queen Sofía of Spain. Most of his work feature youthful subjects casually posed against an urban backdrop like graffiti-strewn walls, railroad tracks and street gutters. These days, the prestigious […]

Classic Beauties – Paintings by Christiane Vleugels

As the best steel is created through fire and force, so are the best artists. Christiane Vleugels was forced to make a living making reproductions of someone else’s work. Looking back now, she realized that it was these these tedious and uninspired paintings that helped her perfect her technique. According to her: “The sole purpose […]

Women’s Portraits by Fan Xuexian

Fan Xuexian is a Chinese artist who makes portraits of women exceedingly well. As a child, he has always had an interest in painting which eventually led him to make it his career. He graduated from the Hangzhou Normal University Academy of Fine Arts in 2008. As a painter, he has participated in China Oil […]

Mouthwatering Paintings by Ben Schonzeit

Ben Schonzeit better serve the hors d’oeuvre away from his work, or there will be holes in his canvas. Ben specializes in realistic paintings of food. Fruit, vegetables, desserts – he’s got a delicious array of them on canvas. He was born in the middle of the second World War in Brooklyn where he still […]

Odd Women – Paintings by Ling Jian

Ling Jian was born in the Shandong Province of China in 1963. He graduated from the Qinghua University Art College and has exhibited his work in Germany, Bangkok, Amsterdam, and Italy. the subjects of his paintings are mostly women, and the longer you look at them, the more disturbing they get. Ling tweaks the symmetry […]

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