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Portraits of an Aging Superhero

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Born in Falun and now based in Stockholm, Swedish artist Andreas Englund is best known for his funny and realistic oil paintings of an unknown, ageing superhero. The ongoing series seeks to challenge the stereotype of the superhero. On his Behance project description, Englund states: “I want to make pieces that communicate stories. With the […]

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Translucent Fruit Paintings by Dennis Wojtkiewicz

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In this series we look at the incredible, over-sized oil paintings of fruit by Ohio artist, Dennis Wojtkiewicz [voy-KEV-itch]. While the realism is impressive, it’s Wojtkiewicz’s use of light and translucence that allows each painting to take on a meditative quality. Regarding his work, Wojtkiewicz states: “Each painting is constructed by beginning with a monochrome […]

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The Photos That Inspired Norman Rockwell’s Paintings

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Norman Rockwell (Feb. 3, 1894 – Nov. 8, 1978) was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the 322 cover illustrations of everyday life scenarios he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine for […]

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Watercolor Cityscapes by Maja Wronska

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Maja Wrońska is a rising young talent from Poland. In her beautiful series of watercolor cityscapes, Maja brings iconic European cities to life. Her background and education in architecture (her mother is also an architect) really shines through in her tremendous work. She has a keen eye for clean lines, structure and perspective. Below you […]

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Give A Snail A Paint Job And You Just Might Save Its Life. Plus, It’ll Look Super Cute.

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Snails are pretty amazing, from their wiggly eye stalks to the way they carry their houses around on their backs. Unfortunately, they’re also pretty small, and as a result, they often get stepped on. Their camouflage helps them evade predators in nature, but in areas where humans are the majority of the animals, a little […]

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Mind-Blowing Oil Paintings by Fulvio di Piazza

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Fulvio Di Piazza creates whimsical paintings of anthropomorphized landscapes with an extraordinary level of detail and depth. In Ashes to Ashes, the artist’s work follows a dramatic new direction of fiery volcanic imagery. Twisted figures rise through mushrooming clouds of soot and smoke with faces comprised of burnt debris, their bodies as vulnerable and combustible […]

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