Paintings Archive

Seductive Photorealistic Paintings by Kim Sung Jin

A glance at the rest of his work and you’ll be sure of several things: 1) Kim Sung Jin is one of the best photorealistic painters out there and 2) He’s a bit obsessed with painting lips. Kim Sung Jin graduated from the Hongik University for Fine Art in 2003. This Korean artist works primarily […]

Making a Statement with Mixed Media – Matthew Small’s Street Art

Matthew Small is a London-based street artist who works mainly with mixed media on found metal. “Found” metal is simply recycled metal and mixed media could be anything from traditional oil paint to human hair to rubbish. Street art may be defined as art on the street that’s not graffiti. In this respect, Matthew work […]

Female Digital Paintings by Marta Nael

Illustrator and matte painter Marta Nael creates fictional characters with a surreal touch and painting feel, complemented with the expression perfect for a template of an art exhibit of a fantasy game or movie. The women in her artworks show her passion in matte painting and concept art, beautiful and captivating as it is.

5 California Surf Paintings by Kathleen M Robison

Impressionist painters are constantly drawn to the mystical beauty of the sea. Something about the earth meeting the water creates ideal subject matter for paintings, and this is ever so apparent in the Southern California coast. Kathleen M Robison is a Southern California plein air painter that paints the ocean and the sea. She realized […]

Drab to Fab Thanks to M-City

M-City is a project by Polish freelance graphic artist Mariusz Waras. The murals are placed in strategic urban areas all over the globe. Warsaw, Gdańsk, Berlin, Paris, Budapest, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Bolzano, London, Prague and the U.S. are just some of the places that are home to m-city’s work. Some of his more […]

Peaceful Paintings by Martin Beaupré

Martin Beaupré is a Canadian artist who loves working with several media to give his work a restful, almost Zen-like aura. He uses oil paint, modeling paste, sand, Swarovski crystal, and ink to achieve unique textures. Martin looks for inspiration in his travels to Asia, particularly Thailand and Japan. In his work, there is a reason […]

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 […]

Dark-Surrealistic Paintings by Davide Martini (Hero-Parasite)

Hero-parasite (Davide Martini) was born in a remote Italian province, always nurtured a passion for art and aesthetics. At first, the passion for hip hop culture and graffiti and then begin to have confidence in the self-taught airbrush, producing customized for each media type: cars, bikes, helmets, mobile phones, clothes and everything. Graduated as a […]

Metamorphic Paintings – Mexican Art by Octavio Ocampo

Octavio Ocampo Art challenges observers to discern meaning and discover value – it creates imagery that entices reaction and curiosity, and when done well, art provokes thought. Because of this vague and inclusive nature, art spans an incredible spectrum of ideas and themes, limited only by each individual artist’s ability to convey their meaning. Even […]

Sensuous Superheroes by JKB Fletcher

JKB Fletcher is an Australia-based painter and photographer whose work in photorealism is fast becoming a sensation. These captivating paintings each take about a hundred hours to make. Fletcher first selects a photograph from the numerous one he’s taken and begins the long and tedious process of applying less than a millimeter thick oil paint […]

Andre Kohn’s Figurative Impressionism

Andre Kohn is one of today’s most prominent leader of figurative impressionism. The only child of artistically gifted parents, his talent was nurtured in the halls of the University of Moscow where he studied with the last generation of Russian Impressionist. In his first year of college, Kohn’s burgeoning gift earned him a prestigious invitation […]

Vibrant Landscapes by Phan Thu Trang

Phan Thu Trang is an emerging young artist from who paints under the impression of the cities and Northern villages from Vietnam. Her thick textural impasto is so vibrant in red, orange, yellow, and blue, it makes a whole new landscape genre. One that is full of color, emotion, simplicity and joy of life and […]

Still Paintings by Jeff Ramirez

Candid shots of people and common daily objects are most of the models in the paintings of Jeff Ramirez of Los Angeles, California. There is a wide range of possible still artworks that could be made from millions of the things we see everyday, and the artist takes the brush to give it an indelible […]

Realistic Paintings by Mauro Cano

Beauty can be appreciated even through the simplest things. This is what I learned from the wonderful paintings of Mauro Cano from Mendoza, Argentina. His art is focused on realistic and “candid-shot” style of different women and daily common objects combined with a few effects of patterns that absorb the subject into the background.