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Zaria Forman

I just stumbled upon this incredible artist. Wow.. I am an ocean girl at heart, and her ocean paintings bring me right to the waters edge. 37 more words


The Hyperrealism of Oresegun Olumide

When you see an Oresegun Olumide original, you know it. His art pieces are a study in hyperrealism, the likes of which take everyone’s breath away with every viewing. 90 more words


Fifty Shades Of Graphite

I’m going into my second (or is it third?) year of running this blog, and it occurred to me that I haven’t discussed anything regarding the most basic of art mediums; the simple, humble, pencil and/or charcoal drawing. 820 more words


“Christopher Stott is not home. Please leave a message after the tone…beep”.

The telephone sits atop a pale-blue console table, hieratic like an old butler. The improbable grating voice of the answering machine – in my imagination – comes out straight from the canvas: that’s what happens to me with contemporary realism: the objects come to life, taking the place of the painter. 363 more words

Oil Painting

Even Better than the Real Thing

Occasionally something leaps out at me from my conversations with Twitter with the capacity to change thinking completely. Last night, @_thunderspank linked a trailer for the new PS4 game… 631 more words

Life Of Grumpy