A photo or an image can speak a thousand words, which one might not be able to say in speeches. Like every other field of work, photography has also undergone several modifications in the recent days and photorealism has now become a prominent genre of painting. If you are someone, who is interested in photorealistic paintings, you need to have a clear concept about the work.
Photorealism refers to a particular genre of painting that is based on the use of both photographs and cameras for collection of information. Once the required information is collected a truly realistic painting is created by the artist. Though photorealism initially referred to the movement of painting that started in the United States in the latter half of the 1960s and dragged till the early stage of 1970s, it has now become popular genre of art in almost all the countries in the present days. Photorealism has now become a popular genre of art still many critics consider it to be similar as original photograph and does not give any special importance to it. Yet, there are others, who have praised the skills and techniques used by the photorealism painters for creating the artworks.
A Photorealism painter reproduces any image by applying their artistic touch. The technique used by them is completely different from that of the photographers and according to some critics it requires more creativity as well as hard work. Painters practicing the art of photorealism makes different touch ups and adds different elements in a painting for creating a completely unique art piece, which reflects different impact compared to the source image. If you are in the photorealistic paintings, you need to browse through different works for drawing inspiration. Some of the examples of magnificent photorealistic paintings have been provided below for helping artists working in this field.
Bert Monroy’s Lunch in Tiburon
Wayne Forest’s images of Women in different poses reflect how one can catch the expression of a lady in a photograph.
Dru Blair’s image of a rocket launcher and image of a woman is a good piece of art for inspiring any painter.
There are several other works of photorealistic paintings by renowned artists. You can browse through them to increase the depth of your knowledge.
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Jann by Bryan Drury
Much Clearer Down Below by Eric Zener
Morning in Monaco by Tom Blackwell
Crayola by Audrey Flack
Staten Island Ferry Arriving Manhattan by Richard Estes
Quartet by Ralph Goings
Sweet Man Blues by Linda Bacon
La Mexicanita byJohn Baeder
Megan Fox by Kyle Lambert
Cerchi Perfetti by Roberto Bernardi
Paradeplatz by Anthony Brunelli
CC Mixed Pastries by Ben Schonzeit
Lit by Car Headlights by Davis Cone
Prague, Early Morning by Clive Head
Fairmont Hotel by Bertrand Meniel
The Kuni Inversion by Nigel Cox
NYC Plaza by Robert Neffson
Blue Bonnet Café by Rod Penner
Above Us Only Sky by Denis Peterson
New York by Raphaella Spence
Untitled (Citibank) by Robert Standish
Sunglasses by Glennray Tutor
Milk Girl by Diego Gravinese
Coloso by Diego Gravinese
Floating by Eric Zener