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Photorealist Painter

Photorealist Painter
Pedro Campos‘ photorealistic paintings seriously had me look twice! I’m utterly amazed that this is NOT real photos. All the shown paintings are oil on canvas. Via Recave

Human Bones Used to Make Art Francois Robert has created a series of powerful artworks made out of real human bones to remind people about the consequences of violence. Human skeleton is a strong visual symbol that represents what is left after life has ended, after the flesh and mind cease to function. Also check out: Fruit and Vegetable Skulls 21 Mind-Blowing Hyperreal Paintings 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. Simon HennesseySimon Hennessey is a hyperrealist that specializes in portraiture and the human figure. Medium: Acrylics Denis Peterson Denis Peterson is a hyperrealist painter that was as one of the first Photorealists to emerge in New York. Mediums: Acrylics and urethanes

Designers Spin Spidey-Worthy Webs From Packing Tape Packing tape has gotten MacGyver out of many a jam, but he never managed to make an entire home out of the stuff. So he could probably learn something from Viennese/Croatian design collective For Use/Numen. The team uses nothing but packing tape to create huge, self-supporting cocoons that visitors could climb inside and explore. Installed three times in the past year, the next deployment will be next week from June 9–13 at DMY Berlin's International Design Fair, which is now in its 8th year. The installations, which look like the work of horrifyingly large arachnids, grew in scale and scope as the year progressed, first deployed inside a small Croatian gallery, then an abandoned attic during October’s Vienna Design Week. At the last installation inside Odeon, a former stock exchange building in Vienna, the group used nearly 117,000 feet and 100 pounds of tape.

Do It Yourself Doodler | David Jablow So I am many things in this world, but an artist is not one of them. However, David Jablow is just that, and an impressive one no less. His Flickr stream is hands down one of the most impressive I’ve ever seen. He’s taken a 1950′s style Peggy Sue magazine model and put different worlds around her using a single template. Blank This is the basic template used for the entire portfolio. Ninja Barn Angel v Devil Devil 1, Angel 0 Escapee Riveter There can be no distractions while working the high steel. The Dig I think I know how this ends for our favorite doodle. Trapeeze Painter Picasso he ain’t. Getaway Mermaid I would buy this match on pay-per-view. Mud Papoose’s Revenge Just supporting my statement that babies and toddlers are jerks. Brawl Weresquirrel Mr. Cat Burglar Spacegirl ———- Advertisement ———- ———- Advertisement ———- Fire Drop Body Slam Watcha gonna do brother!? Feeding Timewarp Rodeo Little disturbed by the bull. Goodbye Kitty Hobo Writer My writing area has never looked that bad. Bomber Talk Show Tanker Robot Caught

3D Paintings on Panes of Glass Using multiple layers of clear glass, Canada based David Spriggs and Chinese born Xia Xiaowan, transform flat artwork into 3D sculptures. Viewers are treated to different shifting perspectives of the works based on where they stand in the art space. Spriggs work revolves around powerful explosive imagery, often resembling storms, cosmic blasts or firework like explosions. Xiawan’s “spatial paintings,” which often feature distorted figures, are drawn individually using colored pencil on tinted glass. See Also INCREDIBLE 3D ILLUSTRATIONS JUMP OUT OF THE SKETCHBOOK For more on David Spriggs see his beautiful website at davidspriggs.com or for more on Xia Xiaowan see Wikipedia Above and Below: Xia Xiaowan’s distorted 3D figures Artist: Xia Xiaowan Below: David Spriggs beautiful paintings fill the room with stormy emotion. Artist: David Spriggs Artist: David Spriggs Source: amusingplanet.com

Drawings That Turns Into An Outstanding 3D Images Drawings That Turns Into An Outstanding 3D Images Posted on 25 April 2010 Crni Istvan Orosz is graphic designer and his work is recognized in some on animated films as animator and also a director in a few. This kind of art is called anamorphosis, it was invented in China. In the 16th century, this form is brought to Italy in the time of Renaissance. The technique is simple, conical or cylindrical mirror is placed on the drawing to transform a distorted drawing into an outstanding 3D picture that could be seen from different angles. Via István Orosz.

more than daily inspiration. Posted on 29th December ‘10 Translators: Vanessa Michal Dziekan — иллюстратор, дизайнер персонажей, аниматор и режиссер польского происхождения. Michal Dziekan — illustrator, character designer, animator and director of Polish origin. 80 Extreme Advertisements That Will Challenge Your Mind Inspiration An advertisement’s aim is to instantly attract the attention of viewers. Some use humour to draw viewers’ attention, but there are other kinds of advertisements that go to extremes to present something different. As a follow up to our previous article 60 Humorous Advertisements That Will Tickle Your Bones, today we look at the opposite extreme to using humour in advertisements. Presenting another side to design, some of the advertisements shared in this article today may be a little visually disturbing or conceptually controversial. While some might find them somewhat perverse yet creatively brilliant, others might cringe and be disgusted or disapproving of their content or style. Warning: Viewers Discretion Is Advised! Image from: Squid 80 Controversial and Disturbing Print Ads Let’s look at these advertisements objectively with an open and analytical mind and appreciate the creativity that went into it. Just liquid hand wash: Cockroaches Ariel: Pervert Alka-Seltzer: New Year

Creative walls | FindInspirations.com In this post I present over 30 stunning examples of creative wall design. This selection covers vinyl stickers and decals, “almost” traditional wallpapers, ink and paint illustrations on walls, mural painting, walls covered in dictionary pages… and what is hard to be categorized otherwise than as “mixed technique”. Get inspired on how to add some unique character to both private and business spaces.Murales. website: Ariel Ramirez flickr Portfolio / www.georginaciotti.com Hooked Mural website: Raewyn Haughton Illustration/Design: Hooked Mural Coco Jo Wall website: Raewyn Haughton: Coco Jo Wall Caroussel website: Wall Print Rolling Thunder Office Mural website: Kris Balerite’s Portfolio Mural in Border website: CILER’s Portfolio Nature abstract by Eika website: Dopludo Collective’s Portfolio thee Ace Hotel website: genvy’s photostream on flickr Wall Stickers for FUGU website: Gaku Imai’s Portfolio Ink and paint website: Karl Kwasny’s Portfolio Giga-kit website: e-glue wall stickers 39.22. Elayas-Retinue

155050d1288275610-funny-strange-random-pics-249911.jpg (JPEG Image, 1200x895 pixels) - Scaled (71 From the entire VRI team, we'd like to thank you for your support over the past 40 days. Going forward from the Kickstarter, we are now focusing our entire efforts at PantheonRotF.com. There you will be able to pledge directly to game development. For Kickstarter pledgers, nothing has been charged to you, so please feel free to resubmit your pledges at the post-Kickstarter site. Should you have any questions, our team is ready to take your questions at support@pantheonrotf.com Thank you again, from the bottom of our hearts. Come join in the development process, and we'll see you all in Terminus very soon! Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen is an MMORPG based on challenging gameplay and open world high fantasy, with a strong focus on group-oriented content. The player is a legendary Hero, stripped of his or her powerful relics and left to explore the distinct and epic regions of Terminus. "Strata! Classes 1. Races 1. Stretch Races 1. Game Features Click here for the Community Q&A Video Series

Is this really a sculpture? ? Illusion 360 - The World's most amazing Art, Design, Technology and Video So, you are wondering what is so special about this man’s face? It is a hyperrealist sculpture by Jamie Salmon, who uses materials such as silicone rubber, fibre glass, acrylic and human hair. Incredible detail! Also see: The Hyperrealist Sculptures of Ron Mueck Notes from the artist (from bio): I like to use the human form as a way of exploring the nature of what we consider to be “real” and how we react when our visual perceptions of this reality are challenged. Link via Sweet Station

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 12.26.10 - ComicsAlliance | Comics culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews The proliferation of social media is an incredible boon for lovers of comic book art, design and illustration. Sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless blogs and feeds bombard us with a ceaseless supply of artwork by professionals and fans that is variously excellent, clever, funny, innovative, and numerous degrees of awesome. We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists and/or specific bodies of work, but there’s just so much great work to see that we’ve initiated Best Art Ever (This Week), a weekly depository for just some of the virtually countless pieces of especially compelling artwork that we come across in our travels across the digital media landscape. Batman and company by an artist whose name we can’t quite make out.

Geek Art Loves Josh Rogan Josh Rogan is a talented American illustrator who worked on our super-heroes in an awesome modernist style. The kind of paintings you’d like to hang on your living room’s wall. A good thing for you they are sold on Etsy ! You can also go on Josh Rogan’s website modhero to have a look at all his awesome art. More pics in the full article. Josh Rogan est un illustrateur Américain talentueux qui a commencé il y a quelque temps à peindre nos super-héros sur toile, dans un style moderne qui leur va à ravir. About the Author: Geek-Art « Dan Hipp : Artworks Neil Cameron : A to Z of Awesomeness »

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