Summer Beach Knife Oil Paintings By Alena Shymchonak

Summer Beach Knife Oil Paintings By Alena Shymchonak

Alena Shymchonak is a painter who comes from Estonia. She produces a lot of paintings for collectors in different countries. She like using palette knife and oil painting to produce her paintings. Continue reading »

The Towering & Dystopian Oil Paintings Of Taylor Schultek

The Towering & Dystopian Oil Paintings Of Taylor Schultek

In Taylor Schultek’s riveting oil paintings, an urban structure is as much a character as his human subjects. The connection between humanity and environment is often at play, with the art of graffiti often in progress. The artist’s own history in graffiti and graphic design seem to converge in building believable backdrops. Continue reading »

Dogs Create Abstract Paintings By Shaking Non-Toxic Paint Off Their Bodies

Dogs Create Abstract Paintings By Shaking Non-Toxic Paint Off Their Bodies

Canismo is a new art project created to raise awareness about the plight of shelter dogs in Brazil. The campaign gives dogs the freedom to express themselves and allow their inner artist to be seen, in a bright -literally bright, and adorable way. Continue reading »

Belarusian Artist Nadia Matievskaia Paints With… Her Breasts

Belarusian Artist Nadia Matievskaia Paints With... Her Breasts

It began for Nadia Matievskaia, an artist from Belarus, when an art class assignment required her to paint with her breasts. She enjoyed the experience and began using her breasts in addition to traditional brushes. Continue reading »

Animals In Between Two Worlds In Realistic Paintings By Lisa Ericson

Animals In Between Two Worlds In Realistic Paintings By Lisa Ericson

Based in Portland, Oregon, Lisa Ericson (previously) creates original paintings. They depict very realistic animals, with a surrealist twist. Half submerged, they evolve between two worlds, with an abundant flora. All of her paintings are done in acrylic on wood panels. Continue reading »

Brazilian Artist Tullius Heuer Creates Digital Paintings That Leap Off The Page

Brazilian Artist Tullius Heuer Creates Digital Paintings That Leap Off The Page

This talented self-taught Brazilian artist Tullius Heuer creates amazing digital artworks that seem to want to jump off the page. He masterfully blends his pencil art simulations with real photos in his magical three-dimensional manipulations and the results leave us wondering what would happen if drawings came to life. His exquisite illusions take an average of 9 to 10 hours to complete and the touch of surrealism makes them both fascinating and spooky. Continue reading »

A Painting Or A Meme? A Look At Joseph Ducreux

A Painting Or A Meme? A Look At Joseph Ducreux
Self-portrait in the Guise of a Mockingbird, 1791

We don’t know a lot about Joseph Ducreux, but he sure looks like he had sense of humor. A portrait artist in during the reign of Louis XVI of France, Ducreux survives the French revolution, and worked along side of painters like Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, and Jacques-Louis David. Continue reading »

When Baroque Has Modern Accents In Amazing Paintings By Kathy Ager

When Baroque Has Modern Accents In Amazing Paintings By Kathy Ager

Based between Vancouver, Lisbon, and Amsterdam, the artist Kathy Ager proposed an original and aesthetically pleasing work. Through oil on canvas, she is doing representations of still-lifes, with a Baroque inspiration, along with modern elements. Such as logos of famous brands, pop culture references for example. For her, her art is: “both deeply personal and universal, they are cryptic messages directed towards the audience.” Continue reading »

“Flower Of Darkness”: The Superb Fantasy Portraits And Artworks Of KyuYong Eom

"Flower Of Darkness": The Superb Fantasy Portraits And Artworks Of KyuYong Eom

The amazing science fiction and fantasy artworks of KyuYong Eom, a concept artist and digital illustrator based in Seoul, South Korea. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Modern Landscapes In His Unique Abstract Style

Artist Creates Modern Landscapes In His Unique Abstract Style

Jason Anderson, from Dorset in England, began his art career working on restoration projects like York Minster, Gloucester and Wells cathedrals as part of a stained glass apprenticeship. These famous old cathedrals boast some of the world’s most intricate and beautiful stained glass in the world, so it is no surprise that Jason’s paintings take some inspiration from their kaleidoscope of colors and shapes! Continue reading »

Georgian Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic Portraits, And Here Are Some Of His Newest Works

Georgian Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic Portraits, And Here Are Some Of His Newest Works

Recently, we featured Georgian artist Irakli Nadar who creates incredible digital paintings that are extremely realistic. Today, we want to showcase the newest works of this talented artist. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Creates A New Pin-Up Calendar Inspired By Classic Masterpieces Of Kustodiyev And Bilibin

Russian Artist Creates A New Pin-Up Calendar Inspired By Classic Masterpieces Of Kustodiyev And Bilibin

“My name is Andrew Tarusov (previously), and I’m a pin-up artist. You’ve probably already seen my work on the Internet or maybe you have one of my calendars. And today I am presenting my new calendar about Beautiful Russia of the Future to you! Continue reading »

“Canvas, Oil & Cat Memes”: Norwegian Artist Paints Pictures With Popular Cats On The Internet

"Canvas, Oil & Cat Memes": Norwegian Artist Paints Pictures With Popular Cats On The Internet

Espen Olsen Sætervik is a Norwegian artist. Judging by his biography on Twitter and ArtStation, he is now working on a game called Halo Infinite.

But the Norwegian is also known for his art and paintings. Soterwick has a series of “northern” landscapes — he draws them, inspired by the nature of Norway. At the same time, Sætervik has both physical paintings drawn with brushes and fully digital ones. Continue reading »

This Artist “Paints” An Extraordinary 3D Portraits In Virtual Reality

This Artist "Paints" An Extraordinary 3D Portraits In Virtual Reality

Artist-painter Anna Zhilyaeva, tells us how the new medium of Virtual Reality in the field of sculpting and painting gives the possibility of infinite ways to express creativity on a three dimensional canvas, while still interacting with and keeping the observers deeply engrossed. Continue reading »

Programmer Recreates Classic Artwork With Thread And A Mathematic Algorithm

Programmer Recreates Classic Artwork With Thread And A Mathematic Algorithm

Ani Abakumova and her husband Andrei Abakumov create string art replicas of famous paintings. Andrei makes computer calculations that show patterns for future images, then Ani winds coloured strings around nails hammered around a plywood board. Continue reading »

Urban Scapes And Youngster’s Street Lifestyle In Melancholic Paintings By Michele Del Campo

Urban Scapes And Youngster's Street Lifestyle In Melancholic Paintings By Michele Del Campo

Michele Del Campo was raised in San Nicandro Garganico, a small town in rural South Italy. When he was 18 he moved to Milan (Italy), where he started his Fine Art studies, then he went to study in Falmouth (UK), Dundee (UK) and Madrid (Spain). Continue reading »

“Stranger Than Paradise”: The Superb Urban Oil Paintings By Sebastián Velasco

"Stranger Than Paradise": The Superb Urban Oil Paintings By Sebastián Velasco

The work of Sebastián Velasco includes a wide variety of themes and techniques, which range from contemporary figurative painting to illustration. He has received numerous awards among which is the first prize in the Second International Sports Drawing Contest of Catalonia or the first prize in the tenth Climent Muncunill Award for young artists. Continue reading »

Weird Medieval Paintings Of Cats Licking Their Butts

Weird Medieval Paintings Of Cats Licking Their Butts

Medieval monks were put to work making “illuminated manuscripts” – holy books in which every page was filled with beautiful works of art. Sometimes, they would fill the page with beautiful patterns of flowers and ivy. Sometimes, they would add depth to the words by illustrating the stories. And sometimes, they’d just draw cats licking their butts. Continue reading »

“Visceral Fluidity”: Sublime Underwater Portraits By Samantha French

"Visceral Fluidity": Sublime Underwater Portraits By Samantha French

Born and raised in north central Minnesota, Samantha French graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2005. French’s current body of work explores the idea of escape, the tranquility and nostalgia for the lazy summer days of her childhood. Continue reading »

“Dusk Of An Infinite Shade”: The Superb Fantasy Oil Paintings By Steven Belledin

"Dusk Of An Infinite Shade": The Superb Fantasy Oil Paintings By Steven Belledin

Steven Belledin was raised in Pennsylvania and started his career completing highschool art assignments for his older sisters in exchange for enough money to buy more Swedish fish than he probably should have eaten. After high school he fled small town life to hide among the drones of New York City and become an oil painter. Continue reading »

“Modern Renaissance”: Classic Paintings Recreated With Modern Celebrities

“Modern Renaissance”: Classic Paintings Recreated With Modern Celebrities

What happens when you have too much free time and like to play with Photoshop? This. This happens… The Photoshop wizards over at Worth1000 (currently owned by DesignCrowd) inserted some current celebrities into classic paintings. Continue reading »

What Art Icons Would Look Like In Today’s Society

What Art Icons Would Look Like In Today’s Society

A classic of the genre is taking iconic figures of yesteryear and updating them in today’s fashion. We had a previous post that did just that, taking icons of art history and making them into hipsters. Now we are back with a similar concept, this time from UntitledSave, an artist based in Porto, Portugal. Continue reading »

Haunting And Provocative Oil Paintings Of Patt Yingcharoen

Haunting And Provocative Oil Paintings Of Patt Yingcharoen

Patt Yingcharoen’s provocative oil paintings build upon constructions from art history, mixing cultures and iconography that continue centuries-long narratives about human nature. Continue reading »

This Artist Uses Thick Strokes To Create Intricate Oil Paintings Of Bird

This Artist Uses Thick Strokes To Create Intricate Oil Paintings Of Bird

Every artist has their own favorite subject to capture through various forms of media they might employ. Some choose people, others – stunning landscapes full of life and color. However, there are those who pick something very specific and often close to their own heart. One such artist is Angela Moulton who paints colorful birds with oil on canvas. Continue reading »

“Not Longer Life”: 6 Classic Painting Reinterpretations That Reflect On Consumer Society

Luis Egidio Meléndez
"Not Longer Life": 6 Classic Painting Reinterpretations That Reflect On Consumer Society

It is estimated that in 2020 the plastic production will reach around 500 million tonnes. Most of them will take approximately 600 years to biodegrade. Far from finding a real solution to this problem, the few measures taken to face this problem are populist and with the only purpose of making an image cleanup instead of tackling the issue. Continue reading »