Intricate cityscape drawings done from memory by Stefan Bleekrode

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By Stefan Bleekrode in New Art on Monday 25 November 2013

These cityscape drawings by Stefan Bleekrode are deceptively realistic images of well-known existing and imaginary cities the world over. Although drawn in a seemingly realistic manner further enhanced by the use of light and shade whenever possible, most drawings also present themselves as highly accurate architectural and perspective studies. All drawings he made so far were done entirely from memory and executed using ink and watercolour.

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Australian artist Jason John’s Psychological Realism paintings

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By Lin Shi in New Art on Thursday 25 April 2013

Painter Jason John works in the style of Psychological Realism to explore the complexities of identity in relation to memory and ones social world. John’s extraordinarily detailed figures caught in dramatic environment of uneasiness and spatial fluxes are attempts to accurately reflect deeper psychological realities. Oftentimes, figures are partially concealed, thus taking away any personal […]

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Bizarre hyper-realistic paintings by Till Rabus

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By Joyce de Gruiter in New Art on Thursday 21 March 2013

Till Rabus creates amazing realistic artwork with a technique that will drop you from your chair. His recent paintings, Fearless Realism, now on exhibition at the Aeroplastics gallery in Belgium, are hyper-realistic paintings of steamy hot bedroom scenes. Other works are remains of junk food, tires, sculptures and also puzzles of 4,200 pieces of garbage.

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Hyper realistic art by Jeremy Geddes

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By Bryan Holland in New Art on Wednesday 6 June 2012

The work of Jeremy Geddes flat out amazes me. Aside from his incredible realism, Geddes creates narratives in his works that stir up a sense of familiarity and strangeness at the same time.

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Digital caricatures by Luke Watson

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By Gavin Aung Than in New Illustration on Tuesday 17 April 2012

Luke Watson is a super-talented Australian digital artist and the amount of detail and realism he gets into his portraits is ridiculous. But Watson doesn’t just do any old boring portraits: he does crazy, awesome caricature paintings reminiscent of the legendary Sebastian Kruger. Check out his blog for a look behind his process and some hilarious art.

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Keepers Of The Flame

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By Rita Dianni-Kaleel in New Art on Monday 29 November 2010

Oil painting of children of different cultures connected by abstract shapes and colors with a line of gold leaf representing the value of life and our link to the future.

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Will Cotton’s candy world

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By Zolton in New Art on Wednesday 25 June 2008

Oh man! I just want to curl up inside one of Will Cotton’s artworks and immerse myself in the sweetness of its surrounds.

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Lu Hao

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Friday 21 March 2008

Lu Hao is an incredible Chinese artist who paints meticulous and insanely detailed depictions of organized everyday collections in China, like shelves of CDRs, all painted with ink on silk. You won’t believe it even when you see it!

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David Kassan

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By Zolton in New Art on Saturday 9 February 2008

Brooklyn-based artist David Kassan paints such lifelike portraits, they practically leap off the canvas: ‘As an expression of his own calculated observation and visual consumption of surrounding environment, introspective glimpses of reality imbue the art of David Kassan. By immersing himself into his subject matter, Kassan is able to infuse his paiinting with life and realism’.

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Mikhael Subotzky

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By Tracey Samuelson in New Photography on Tuesday 15 January 2008

Since graduating from art school a year ago, Mikhael Subotzky has taken his native South Africa and the international art world by storm.

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Will Cotton

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By Yuko Shimizu in New Art on Tuesday 18 September 2007

Because my main medium is illustration, people often assume that I’m not into paintings. Wrong! I’ve tried painting in past but found that it’s just not my thing.

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Stephen Earl Rogers

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By Andrew Johnstone in New Art on Tuesday 4 September 2007

Portraiture and realism have always been my cup-of-tea, so to speak. I love realism in artwork. Stephen Earl Rogers is a young British artist who works in realism and is becoming well known for his portraits. He has a unique way of capturing a person’s character and his works are technically stunning with just the […]

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