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Hyperrealistic painting by Ferenc Tulok

Hyperrealistic painting by Ferenc Tulok

Raspberry, still life. Hyperrealistic painting by Ferenc Tulok, Hungarian self-taught artist

Hyperrealistic painting by Ferenc Tulok
Born in Budapest on 18 August 1949, Tulok is a Hungarian self-taught artist. In 1973 he graduated from Budapest Polytechnic University, with a Diploma of a mechanical engineer. After graduation Ferenc worked at various companies in the capital of Hungary.
However, his great talent and true calling for art have changed his life. Ferenc began to paint realistic still lifes in 1977, following the tradition of Flemish masters of XVI-XVII centuries. According to Ferenc Tulok, he prefers to paint on wood, or on copper plates because, in his opinion, this is how you can best show off their designs. Most works of a talented artist Ferenc Tulok are in private collections of Hungarian and foreign collections in the Netherlands, Australia, Greece, England, USA, Germany, Denmark.
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Vintage body art

Vintage body art

Painted legs resemble stockings, retro photo of early XX century, USA

Vintage body art in the USA
Skillfully painted legs of this woman resemble stockings, in fact her legs are painted by an unknown artist. Such delicate body art was very popular among glamorous women of the early XX century in the United States. In contrast to our time, this body art was a forced measure, because in the first half of the 20th century, women walking without stocking in the street could be fined. Later painted stockings were also due to the unavailability of silk and nylon during WWII. That is why in summer, women of that time found a creative solution to this problem.
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Painting by Richard Burlet

Female portrait, oil painting by French artist Richard Burlet

Black and purple. Female portrait, Painting by Richard Burlet, French artist, born 1957

Painting by Richard Burlet
Born in France in 1957, Richard Burlet is a world famous artist, influenced by Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt and Art Nouveau. First, Burlet received his artistic education in Nice, in the School of Fine Arts. And in 1977 he entered the prestigious Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris. According to art critics, Viennese school of painting also influenced his work. Richard Burlet works in oils, gold and silver leaf. Penetrating eyes of his women represent goddesses in an enchanting and romantic paradise painted in bright colors.
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Wired illustration by Charis Tsevis

Wired illustration by Charis Tsevis

Girl’s portrait. Wired illustration by Charis Tsevis

Wired illustration by Charis Tsevis
A talented artist from Greece, Charis Tsevis never ceases to amaze us with original art projects. He has recently presented a series of colorful illustrations, which he created from wires. With such an unusual way, he expressed his admiration for the opportunities that wire gives to humanity. Charis Tsevis likes to experiment, he has already surprised us with mosaics of images and computer “icons”. Now came the pictures of the cables and wires. Charis Tsevis emphasizes that, despite the rapid development of wireless communication, people today are still very dependent on … sockets and wires.
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Pavlovo Posad artist Valeria Fadeyeva

Italian afternoon. Pavloposadsky silk scarf. Painting by Russian artist Valeria Fadeyeva

Italian afternoon. Pavlovo Posad artist Valeria Fadeyeva

Pavlovo Posad artist Valeria Fadeyeva
Well-known in Russia and abroad, Pavlovsky Posad Shawl Manufacture turns 220 this year. Passing from the hands of a mature artist, young people learn from the older generation, and also contribute to the treasury of traditional design new techniques. They create their own specific stylization of flowers, leaves and grass, composite filling a square, technology, printing and coloring. Indeed, by studying the techniques of the traditional approach to drawing a shawl, each author brings something new: his attitude, unique signature and style. Noteworthy, this takes many years of painstaking work. And one of the best representatives of the traditional Russian art is a local artist Valeria Fadeyeva.
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Rainy cityscapes by Ching-Che Lin

Rainy cityscapes by Ching-Che Lin

Beautiful watercolor painting of Rainy cityscapes by Ching-Che Lin

Rainy cityscapes by Ching-Che Lin
Born in 1987 in Taipei, the capital of the island of Taiwan, Ching-Che Lin is a young and talented Chinese artist. Ching-Che Lin has created a series of street water color paintings depicting rainy cityscapes. And of course, people walking under their umbrellas, and driving their cars through the misty streets. According to Lin Ching-Che rainy days inspire him with their breathing contrasts of pleasant melancholy and sadness, bright colors and incredible tranquility.
Talented 27-year-old artist Ching-Che Lin has received recognition as watercolorist worldwide, participating in solo exhibitions in his native country and abroad.
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Hyperrealistic Rainscapes by Elizabeth Patterson

Bedford Drive II, Beverly Hills. Hyperrealistic pencil drawings by American artist Elizabeth Patterson

Bedford Drive II, Beverly Hills. Hyperrealistic Rainscapes by Elizabeth Patterson

Hyperrealistic Rainscapes by Elizabeth Patterson

American artist Patterson received specialized education in the late seventies of the last century. She was a graduate of the College of Art and Design in her native Minneapolis. For a long time, Elizabeth worked as an illustrator, hoping to completely switch to painting. According to the artist, the idea could not turn into reality for a long time. However, since 2001, the year of her hyper realistic paintings found approval with the public and critics. The appearance of a series of paintings entitled «Rainscapes» finally opened to the world the true master of fine arts.
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