All Blog Posts Tagged 'hyperrealism' (8)

16-Year-Old's Amazingly Hyperrealistic Graphite Portrait Wins Top Prize

16-year-old Shania McDonagh recently took home the top prize of the 60th Texaco Children's Art Competition, an art competition for young people held in Ireland every year. Known for her incredibly detailed and hyperrealistic portraits, the young artist has won first place in her age category four years in a row (check out those works below), but this year marks the…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on April 18, 2014 at 11:26am — No Comments

Amazing Hyperrealistic Paintings Show Layers of Details



Artist Joshua Suda paints portraits that look so amazingly realistic, it's hard to believe they're not photographs. From the texture of skin and the expressiveness of the subject's eyes, all the way to the subtle interplay of shadow and light on surfaces like hair and clothes, Suda absolutely nails it. His pieces truly embody the meaning of the word "hyperrealism."

Suda's flair…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on March 16, 2014 at 8:26am — 1 Comment

More Amazing Hyperrealistic Body Paintings by Hikaru Cho



Tokyo-based artist Hikaru Cho, who we introduced to you here, has created a striking series of hyperrealistic body paintings called My Body My Rights. Released right before International Woman's Day as a part of the human right organization Amnesty International's campaign on…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on March 11, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Incredible Hyperrealistic Drawings of Everyday Objects



Milan-based Italian illustrator and graphic designer Marcello Barenghi creates hyperrealistic drawings of ordinary objects that boggle the mind. It's hard to believe that the artist uses a standard set of art supplies to reproduce the likeness of everyday items, including…

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Added by Pinar on September 10, 2013 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Hyperrealistic Drawings of Guns Pointed Directly at You

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Bodyhammer is a powerful series by artist Robert Longo that gives the first-person viewpoint of someone with a gun pointed right at them. At first, viewers of the images may interpret the symmetrical, geometric…

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Added by Pinar on August 25, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Remarkable Hyperrealistic Sculptures by Ron Mueck

London-based Australian artist Ron Mueck produces unbelievably realistic sculptures with expressive facial features that complement their equally detailed human figures. The hyperrealist sculptor's work is world renowned for its extraordinarily lifelike quality coupled with his affinity for…

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Added by Pinar on February 25, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Extraordinary Hyperrealistic Ballpoint Pen Portrait



It may be hard to believe, but this portrait simply referred to as Redhead Girl is not a photograph. Once you come to realize what you're looking at is created by hand, your mind may go straight to being amazed that someone painted such a detailed image, but this is not a painting either. This hyperrealistic portrait is, in fact, an illustration drawn with ordinary Bic ballpoint…

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Added by Pinar on August 23, 2012 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

Gorgeous Hyper-Realistic Nude Paintings



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…

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Added by alice on January 25, 2012 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

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