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Russell Powell painting on palm

Russell Powell painting on palm

Stunning realistic portrait. Russell Powell painting on palm

Russell Powell painting on palm
California based artist Russell Powell creates realistic portraits on unconventional surface – his own hand. Painting on the palm has its own characteristics and originality. Incredibly, the textured surface does not keep him from adding intricate detail and dramatic shadows that give the impression of three-dimensionality of the picture. After Russell Powell finishes portrait, he puts his painted palm onto blank paper. This process is called “hand-stamping”. His signature paintings are intricate portraits, mostly of celebrities. With his brush strokes, he incorporates colors, textures, and fine details onto a very unusual medium.

Russell Powell painting on palm, hand-stamp

Print on paper. Painting on palm by California based artist Russell Powell, hand-stamp

Russell Powell painting on palm