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Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by Steve Mills

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by Steve Mills

Glass jars. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by Steve Mills, American artist

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by Steve Mills
Born on March 28, 1959 in Boston, MA, American artist hyper-realist Steve Mills began painting at an early age. As a child Mills preferred a pencil to crayons to get a better detail. In fact, this fascination with detail became his calling card. Noteworthy, he sold his first drawing at the age of 11 and has been selling ever since. Meanwhile, his early paintings influenced by the works of Andrew Wyeth, were mostly landscapes. Hyper-realism in particular, became his interest through the work of Richard Estes after seeing a show in Boston, MA. Since then he has pursued this passion, having studied, met and even displayed with some of the great masters of photo-realism.

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Banknotes, coins and glass. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

According to the artist, today his interests are somewhat varied, though his main focus is on the “extraordinarily-ordinary”. Mills takes your eye to a place where most would need a magnifying glass. Getting in so tight the viewer can see the stressed metal in a bottle cap or the texture of a newspaper.

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by Steve Mills

source stevemillsart.com