Born in the former Soviet republic of Kygystan, 39-year-old Talantbek Chekirov has an appreciation for the natural beauty found in women. Using oil as his medium, Chekirov's creates photorealistic works of art that are soft and sensual. He paints shadows and light in such a way that makes his figures glow, giving us an appreciation not just for the female form but for an artistic skill few have been able to master.
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