This painting by Torrance-based Greg "Craola" Simkins is totally insane. The piece, titled The Puppet Pathos, features a hyper-realistic monster that steals the dreams and thoughts of all creatures. The exquisite detail and three-dimensional perspectives in this painting are truly remarkable.
If you're interested in seeing Simkins's work in person, you can catch his solo show, The Pearl Thief, at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles through November 22, 2009.
Greg "Craola" Simkins' website
Gallery 1988 website
7020 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038
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