Depending on how you look at one of Lee Wagstaff‘s paintings, you may see a pattern or a face. That's because the Berlin-based artist uses repeating geometric patterns in a uniform color to render his oil portraits, hiding the facial features from the viewer until they view his work at just the right distance.
Germany-based artist Kate Waters celebrates the unexpected beauty of the mundane in her realistic oil paintings.
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?
Atlanta-based artist Courtney Myers continues to travel the world through her oil paintings.
For artist Sophie Green, animals are more than creative muses. The UK-based painter captures giraffes, bison, elephants, and other creatures in photorealistic portraits which celebrate each subject's unique beauty and raise awareness of their vulnerability. Moreover, the award-winning fine artist donates 10% of her profits to wildlife and conservation charities.
Looking at one of Ksenya Verse‘s paintings is a good reminder to look at the sky more often.
Portrait paintings don't just capture people's outward appearance, but often reveal aspects about the figure's life or character.
Plants and animals work harmoniously together every day to create a beautiful ecosystem. Although the beauty of this relationship often escapes our attention, Los Angeles-based artist Jon Ching brings it to the forefront with his striking, yet beguiling series of oil paintings. Each of these fantastical pieces combines species of flora and fauna in unique hybrids that the artist fondly refers to as “flauna.
California is known for its diverse and varied landscape.
Creating portraits that capture the complexity of an individual is not an easy task.