Colored Rose: Trowel-Spray-Can-Airbrush-Crayon-Pencils-Mixed-Technique
Her motif is simple, but truly creative. Rebecca Bismark makes use of everything she’s got for her effective rose motif: Modeling paste and crackle medium, spray cans, colored pencils, airbrushes as well as normal painting brushes. And to top everything off, she just plops on some more paint!
Aztec Spirit: Airbrush artwork on papyrus by Gerald Mendez
With “Aztec Spirit“, Gerald Mendez goes on a journey into his Mexican roots and into South American mythology. The motif, painted on papyrus, represents the mystical power and splendor of the Aztec culture, enriched with a touch of the artist‘s own imagination.
All an Illusion? Dru Blair‘s photorealistic portrait “Tica“
The photorealistic images created by Dru Blair have led to astonishment across the planet for over 20 years, leading many to ask in wonder “Is that really painted or just a photo?” In his picture entitled “Tica“, he shows how he creates the perfect illusion of a photo with opaque colors and based on his color buffer theory.
The Future tastes good! Bio-mechanical portrait by Carsten Zehmisch
Futuristic biomechanics in a photorealistic portrait – Australian Carsten Zehmisch connects two otherwise contradictory styles in his motif. In so doing, he uses creative structural engineering techniques ranging from grinding, scraping to paint brushing on a wood grain panel.
Classic Skull: Custom Painting Classroom by Dennis Mathewson
Every custom painter has painted a skull at some point, whether due to a customer request or simply out of self-interest. In his article, Dennis shows us how he individually designs such a „classic motif“ with the aid of a separate drawing and paper templates.
Interview: Denis Peterson
The pictures created by American artist Denis Peterson are not photos, but rather airbrush mixed technique paintings. He talks about his hyperrealism in this interview.