Frightening Giuseppe Velardo paintings

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Nov 2014

Frightening Giuseppe Velardo paintings

These frightening paintings are the work of Italian painter, Giuseppe Velardo. The intensity of the horrifyingly haunting paintings reminds me of the work of Francis Bacon. In describing his work, he says that “At first I tried to paint subjects as close as possible to...

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Dramatic Mitch Dobrowner photography

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Nov 2014

Dramatic Mitch Dobrowner photography

Very much influenced by the work of Ansel Adams, photographer Mitch Dobrowner is the artist who took these spectacular pictures of the southwest landscape and weather.  In my opinion, describing the work as dramatic is simply an understatement.  The contrast, composition, and perspective is so...

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Elegant sculptures by Gosia

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Nov 2014

Elegant sculptures by Gosia

Here are a few sculptures by Toronto-based artist Gosia. Using gypsum and polymer clay, Gosia sculpts these delicate, slender figures that seem to personify purity. Smooth and elegant, the figures often appear passive, quiet, and contemplative, with their gaze turned downward in order to avoid...

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The imaginative sketches of Anton Vill

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Nov 2014

The imaginative sketches of Anton Vill

These are several amazingly detailed and creative sketches by Estonian artist, Anton Vill. The elaborate images appear to be surreal depictions of his clearly imaginative mind. It’s amazing to think that Anton commits this much time and energy to his sketchbook, but thankfully he does because we all...

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The self-portraits of Haley Hasler

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Nov 2014

The self-portraits of Haley Hasler

In these colorful and narrative self-portraits, Haley Hasler examines her life and the many roles expected of her. The paintings are bright, highly detailed, and very complex in their compositions. According to Haley, “the seemingly private world of self-portraiture and autobiographical narrative, I hope to...

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Egene Koo paintings

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Nov 2014

Egene Koo paintings

The beautiful oil paintings by Egene Koo, an illustrator based in Korea, combine nature, fashion, and portraiture. They are finely detailed and brightly colored paintings with a nice surreal quality.  Hope you enjoy them! Sign up for our weekly newsletter to get Beautiful Surface news...

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Epic James Jean paintings and drawings

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Nov 2014

Epic James Jean paintings and drawings

This is brief overview, including the most recent, of the amazing James Jean’s impressive body of work. The amount of detail and the degree of confidence he displays in his large-scale paintings and sketches is incredibly humbling. In my opinion, one of the best painters...

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