Tag Archives: realism

Paintings in Oil: October 2007

http://neilhollingsworth.blogspot.com/2007_10_01_archive.html These extraordinary photo-realistic oil paintings come from the blog of James Neil Hollingsworth (Atlanta, USA). The ‘Brown Paper Bags’ are also an oil work, by his wife Karen. She is an artist I like, whose favourite subjects are softly … Continue reading

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http://www.brianlasagarealism.com/Homepage_UDY6.html When I discovered these typical Canadian landscapes, their flora and fauna, I had a sudden bout of nostalgy for my youth as a young parent in Ontario (a long time ago!). Brian LaSaga paints his Newfoundland with precision and … Continue reading

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Scott Fraser

http://www.sfraser.com/pages/artwork/studyinwhiteIV.htm Carefully laid tables. ‘Study in White IV, and VIII’ by Scott Fraser (USA 1957). They look like an exercise in virtuosity. Compare with the sculpted porcelain below: same hues, both under one light source. It seems unreal, out of … Continue reading

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http://okee.emuseum.org/art_archive.html Chris LaMarche (Indiana),’Separate Shades’.

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http://img293.imageshack.us/my.php?image=chairparis582a3cbf9.jpg Remarquable technique and use of light in this realistic oil painting; its title- guess what: “Chair”! Author: Kenny Harris, a young californian artist at http://www.georgebillis.com/artists/kenny_harris.html. Thank you for the link, onyxstone.

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Craig Kosak paintings – Arbor Italia

http://www.craigkosak.com/arbor-italia.html Here is an unexpected mixture of realism and abstraction ( Arbor Italia )- a bit overwhelming but riveting; a very hot day in Italy indeed.I don’t remember where I picked up the site,at Painting‘s again probably!

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Jean Fran&ois Millet le Printemps

http://www.picturalissime.com/millet_printemps.htm This is a copy of Jean-Francois Millet’s Le Printemps.The original is in Orsay Museum( Paris).I chose this copy because the reproductions of the original on the Web do not give the right and rare intensity of colours that fascinated … Continue reading

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