Hyper Reality Paintings
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All of Alexa Meade’s artistic creations look like they’ve just escaped from a famous painting and are trying to fond their place in the real world. One of the best body-painters in the world, Alexa Meade uses acrylic paint to make her subjects look like real-life paintings . I know it’s hard to believe, but these are indeed just photographs, not paintings. Ms.
Most people love taking photos of themselves underwater, but English artist Sarah Harvey isn’t like people. She likes to take things to a whole new level by using photos of herself underwater as reference for her incredibly realistic paintings. Most often than not, Sarah likes to be both the artist and the subject of her artworks.
By Ajani on July 9, 2010 Check out these great hyper-realistic paintings by a Taiwanese visual artist named Hilo Chen (via Vectroave ) Very cool. You can check outmore of Chen’s work via these websites: www.artnet.com/artist/154004/hilo-chen.html
As an outgrowth of photorealism, hyperrealism is a relatively new school of painting that creates the illusion that you're actually looking at a photo. With new technology in cameras and digital equipment, artists have been able to be far more precision-oriented. While photorealist painters tend to imitate photographic images and will consciously omit details, the hyperreal painter is more literal, incorporating photographic limitations such as depth of field, perspective and focus. Because hyperreal art creates a false reality, it requires a high level of skill. I've put together some of the most amazing hyperreal paintings that will make you question whether you're actually looking at a painting or a photograph. If the artist has done his or her job well, you'll stand back in awe at their work.
Most Realistic Painting Ever – The hyper-realistic paintings left disoriented. It feels like being in front of photographs of banal everyday objects looking better but then you realize being in front of paintings. To me that drawing as a child asylum is inconceivable that the images of this post are out of a brush, yet it is so. Graphic design and communication, and was initially dedicated to refine different techniques such as drawing, pastel, charcoal, watercolor, acrylic and airbrush, eventually developing a passion for oil painting which now devotes the time exclusively.
Introducing another great talented realistic painter from UK, Simon Hennessey , focusing on mostly portraits or face close-ups. “My paintings are perceived as a reflection of reality but in truth the artwork transcends into its own abstraction of reality. Through using the camera as a visual source for painting I am able to create false illusions that are judged as our own reality.
French philosopher Jean Baudrillard , best-known for his concept of hyper-reality, died last week at his home in Paris. Jean Baudrillard. Image: Nonplatonic.com “The very definition of the real becomes: that of which it is possible to give an equivalent reproduction. The real is not only what can be reproduced, but that which is always already reproduced.
Mexico-based artist Omar Ortiz stuns us with his new hyper-realistic paintings. Just when we thought they couldn't get any more beautiful, his oil paintings become even more sensual and provocative, giving us a renewed appreciation for the gorgeous female form. Recently, Ortiz gave an interview to Sunrise Artists where he talked about his love of oil on canvas (saying it's "the noblest way of painting") as well as how the Internet has helped shaped his career ("The computer is a global and immediate way of communication, and using a blog to publish/post my work has given me many more advantages than disadvantages.