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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 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 Painting by American artist 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

Old video cassettes. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Old video cassettes. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Mills

Cardboard games. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Cardboard games. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist S. Mills

Newspapers. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Newspapers. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist S. Mills

The Wall Street newspapers. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

The Wall Street newspapers. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist S. Mills

Cages. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Cages. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Mills

Stationery. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Stationery. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Mills

Scrabble Board Game. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Scrabble Board Game. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist S. Mills

Chinese checkers. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Chinese checkers. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist S. Mills

Florida State University. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Florida State University board. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist S. Mills

Magnifying glass. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Magnifying glass. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist S. Mills

Piles of newspapers. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Piles of newspapers. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Mills

King Edward. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

King Edward. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist S. Mills

A package. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

A package. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist S. Mills

Wine corks. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Wine corks. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Weekend journal. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist Steve Mills

Weekend journal. Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by American artist S. Mills

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