Paintings Archive

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 […]

One Hot Aternoon in July – Paintings by Laura Sanders

Water is a recurring setting in most of Laura Sander’ paintings. She describes it as  “at once mystical and mundane”.  Sandra began her obsession with water when she saw a  photograph of young girls trying to do normal things like go shopping in a big flood. Her imagination started to run away and she just […]

Classic Grisaille Paintings by Guillaume Bresson

Guillaume Bresson is a Paris-based French painter who uses the old technique of grisaille in most of his paintings. Grisaille is the term for paintingexecuted entirely in monochromeor near-monochrome, usually in shades of grey. Bresson’s paintings are inspired by compositions of Poussin and deal with urban violence. Every detail of his paintings are carefully planned. […]

Hyper-realistic Oil Paintings by Pedro Campos

Way back in the Renaissance, they had realism. Now, we have hyper-realism. This art movement stepped out the boundaries of mere realism and aims to make paintings look as real as the real thing. People, when told that what they’re watching is a painting and not a picture usually scream “Faaake!”. In this respect, Pedro […]

Cinematic Paintings by Jonathan Wateridge

Jonathan Wateridge is a London-based painter who takes a unique approach to painting. Very much like the artists of yore, Jonathan paints based on mock-ups and models. He has what some might describe as a ‘cinematic approach to painting. He builds a story from the thousands of pictures he takes of his sets, scenes, and […]

Brigid Marlin Awesome “Fantastical Art Work”

Carnival in Venice Brigid Marlin was born in Washington, D.C.1936. She studied painting and sculpture in Dublin, Paris and New York. In 1966 she went to Vienna to learn the ‘Mische’ technique, a process of painting which was the secret method of the Italian Renaissance painters, and revived after painstaking research by Professor Ernst Fuchs. […]

Fantasy Art by Agnes Boulloche

Agnes Boulloche was born in Paris, she spent her childhood in Morocco. These young years in North Africa made Agnes a legend and Djinn connoisseur, a lover of the uncanny. Back in Paris in the Sixties, she was a student at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, in the followed years, she entirely concentrated on oil […]