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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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!
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’.
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 […]