Acrylic Painting

May 14, 2022

Hyperrealistic Painting Captures Penguins Preparing to Dive Into the Water

We're no strangers to Sophie Green‘s spectacular animal portraits. The UK-based artist uses her masterful painting skills to create hyperrealistic renditions of animals both big and small to help raise awareness of their vulnerability. Not only that, but Green also donates 10% of her profits to wildlife and conservation charities. Plight of the Flightness is one of her latest finished paintings.

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April 13, 2022

Learn To Let Your Paint Brush Flow in This Freeing Abstract Floral Art Class

There are many ways to paint flowers. One of the most common methods is to depict them as lifelike blooms, but you might try something a bit different—imagining them as abstract forms. This can mean a variety of styles, and it’s daunting to know where to begin. Let artist Nitika Ale guide you in her class titled Dream Your Own Abstract Acrylic Floral Paintings on My Modern Met Academy.

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February 16, 2022

Stunning Painting of Penguins Shortlisted for Wildlife Artist of the Year Award

People from around the world love penguins. These iconic animals have inspired many artists and creative projects, including the photo of the two widowed penguins and a series about life in antarctica. British artist Sophie Green—who is known for her hyperrealistic depictions of wildlife—captured a group of emperor penguins walking in a snowstorm in her acrylic painting, The March. This large, horizontal work perfectly captures the arduous life of penguins living in Antarctica.

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November 28, 2021

Vibrant Paintings Look Like Kaleidoscopic Flowers Pressed on Canvases

Former fashion designer and fine artist Yuta Okuda creates mesmerizing abstract paintings that highlight the beauty of the “little things” we take for granted. He uses a flower motif—symbolic of fond childhood memories—to construct colorful bouquets that pop off the canvas. These floral arrangements are made up of thick dollops of acrylic paint and numerous intricate lines. In each piece, black stems stretch from the bottom of the painting to support the vibrant blooms.

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