Prison inmate and artist creates a visual pun in this humorous psychological self portrait

The Art of Madness: Britain’s Most Dangerous Inmate Paints his Fighting Spirit

Born in 1952, Michael Peterson, aka Charles Bronson, followed a life path of violence and rebellion, leaving in his wake a stream of bruised and abused prison staff, psychiatric workers and fist fighters. Bronson’s aim in life has been to become famous, and he’s used his aggressive personality to become both notorious and infamous. From taking […]

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Impossibility meets Reality in Arianna Piazza’s Surreal Paintings

Arianna Piazza is an Italian artist who not only mixes media, she also creates a mix of subject matter and art styles in her paintings. Working in paint and pencil and with either paper or canvas, Piazza’s imagination gives life to a variety of obscure, bizarre and appealing creatures and characters. Piazza’s art style is […]

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A dragon swims to the surface of a lake to greet a Japanese girl in a boat in this watercolor fantasy painting by Qinni

The Wonder and Wisdom of Qinni’s Magical Art Works

Qing Han, aka Qinni, is an artist from Canada who works in both traditional and digital art mediums. When creating a painting with traditional methods, he leans towards watercolor paint, creating emotive manga scenes with an artistic flair. When working in a digital art format, Qing likes to work in Painttool SAI, Corel Painter and Photoshop CS4. […]

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Marcel Witte paints a surrealist flying fish on a leash

Watch Dutch Artist Marcel Witte take a Fish for a Walk

Marcel Witte is a photorealistic painter from the Netherlands who paints surrealist and photorealistic images of animals. Some of his paintings are simply beautiful portraits, but others have a single human element added to the scene that personifies the animals and gives them character. Witte has this to say about his paintings; “In my artwork, […]

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A woman hangs suspended from a hot air balloon while dragonflies fly past in this watercolor painting by Petra Hlaváčková

Incredible Artistic Abstract Paintings and Tattoos by Petra Hlaváčková

Petra Hlaváčková is a tattoo artist from Prague in the Czech Republic. She works at the Bobek Tattoo studio, producing both tattoos and fine art paintings with an abstract watercolor style. Her paintings cover a wide range of subjects and include a variety of different symbols in the form of animals, people, flowers and weather […]

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