Painting

June 18, 2018

Adorable Fat Cat Invades the Most Famous Paintings in Art History

Artist Svetlana Petrova finds a creative muse (or “mews”) in her ginger cat, Zarathustra, and the adorable fat feline has made its way into some of the most well-known works of art history. With crazed cat eyes, a fluffy belly, and a penchant for flowers, the creature seamlessly invades paintings to add his own dose of beauty while giving new meaning to them.

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June 12, 2018

Watercolor Paintings Capture the Captivating Colors of Springtime in California

Artist Jungsook Hyun captures snapshots of the California countryside with her delicate watercolor paintings. Based in Fullerton, her work details the town’s quaint streets and eclectic mix of historic buildings, surrounded by agricultural beauty. Homes, cafes, and storefronts feature old-fashioned shutter windows, balconies, and colorful entrances adorned with cascades of radiant flowers and potted plants. From pastel-hued facades to close-up studies of flowers, Hyun’s colorful portfolio seems to bloom just like a garden in spring.

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May 31, 2018

Watercolor Paintings Capture the Beloved Monuments of Cities Around the World

Polish architect and freelance illustrator Maja Wrońska is known for her incredible watercolor paintings of famous cities and architectural monuments around the world. We've been following her work for years, from her moody paintings of European monuments to watercolors of international skylines. Now she's back with a new set of impressive watercolors that capture the cityscapes and monuments of beloved cities in the United States and Europe.

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May 24, 2018

Interview: Millennial Artist Creates Beautiful Oil Paintings Inspired by Old Masters

Brooklyn-based Russian oil painter Maria Kreyn‘s Old World sensibilities seep through her paintings. The skilled figurative painter forged her own artistic path, leaving behind studies in mathematics and philosophy to pick up a brush. After time in Norway, where she apprenticed for a master painter for several years, she came away fully embracing oil paint as her medium of choice.

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