The artist behind these gripping paintings painted them after he has completely lost his sight

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Thursday 9 April 2015

Mr. Bramblitt is a 37-year-old from Dallas who became completely blind in 2001. His loss of vision took place gradually over 20 years, and while the exact cause is unclear, Bramblitt believes it is linked to his  brain seizures which started when he was only two.

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This artist paints hyperrealistic 3D scenes of people swimming and then interacts with them

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By Kenny Ong in New Illustration on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Venezuela-based artist Gustavo Silva Nuñez is a hyperrealistic painter whose oil paintings of watery subjects seem so real you may just want to take the plunge with them too. He teases you one step further by posing with his completed works in a very interactive manner, ‘grabbing’ the swimmers by their limbs as they ‘swim’ […]

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Painted Ladies: new art by Charmaine Olivia

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By Meryl Pataky in New Art on Thursday 26 April 2012

For all of you aspiring artists out there, take your cues from this girl. Charmaine Olivia: a self-taught painter and marketing guru, she is one of the most popular people on Instagram and has a fan following of tens of thousands.

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Nigel Cox

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By J Krantz in New Art on Thursday 12 May 2011

I came across Nigel Cox’s work at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London. I was blown away by his remarkable, detailed figures and his minimal compositions. His paintings are subtly powerful and filled with optimism and confidence. Cox is based in London, UK and works in his studio near Camberwell.

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