Germany-based artist Kate Waters celebrates the unexpected beauty of the mundane in her realistic oil paintings. From interior scenes of people sitting at tables to nighttime depictions of car-lined streets, she captures moments of modern life that are familiar to everyone, yet rarely immortalized on canvas. Her newest exhibition titled Apotheosis of the Real exemplifies this fascination with a series of paintings inspired by understated urban living.
Artist Ania Amador has brought the ocean indoors with a stunning mural of the sea.
Some artists create paintings that look like real life, whereas Daniel Bilmes creates paintings that look like another medium entirely.
Turkish artist Naci Caba creates fantastical artworks based on science fiction. Some of his most popular pieces are his original Star Wars-themed oil paintings, which take fan art to a whole new level. From X-wing starfighters whizzing through the atmosphere to views of the imposing Death Star looming above the horizon, his epic canvases are sure to delight any die-hard devotee. Caba made illustrations for stories and coloring books before he began working with oil paint.
Everyone loves to receive a bouquet of fresh flowers, but how often do we pay attention to their finer details?
The ocean is a muse for many water-loving artists. The challenge, however, is in capturing its movement.
Who doesn't love the idea of a bountiful bouquet? Well, artist Janet Pulcho creates massive, human-sized blooms that can live forever. Her series of large watercolor paintings capture the ethereal beauty of different flowers, from poppies to peonies. “I like florals for their aesthetics,” Pulcho tells My Modern Met. “There is enough ugliness in the world and I believe that my paintings can bring something beautiful and inspiring into other people’s life.
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Atlanta-based artist Courtney Myers continues to travel the world through her oil paintings. Since completing her depiction of the lush Isle of Skye in Scotland in January 2021, she has “visited” four other unique countries and captured some of their iconic landscape on canvas. “Landscapes have been my passion over the past couple of years and painting landscapes from different countries seemed very interesting to me,” Myers explains to My Modern Met.
Australian artist Claire Marie is “reducing the number of old surfboards that end up in a landfill, one artwork at...
For artist Sophie Green, animals are more than creative muses.