animal paintings

Poignant Paintings Depict Land Animals Half-Submerged in Rising Sea Water

Poignant Paintings Depict Land Animals Half-Submerged in Rising Sea Water

Known for her hyperrealistic animal paintings, Portland-based artist Lisa Ericson is back with a new series of work that defies the natural order of the animal kingdom. Titled Islands, Ericson’s
Expressive Palette Knife Paintings Capture the Vibrancy of the Animal Kingdom

Expressive Palette Knife Paintings Capture the Vibrancy of the Animal Kingdom

When we first wrote about Moscow-based artist Anastasia Ablogina back in 2018, we focused on her textured palette knife paintings that capture the majestic beauty of whales. The talented artist is
Larger-Than-Life Paintings Capture the Majestic Beauty of Wildlife We Need to Protect

Larger-Than-Life Paintings Capture the Majestic Beauty of Wildlife We Need to Protect

Ever since he was a child, Canadian artist Nick Sider has had a fascination with tigers. He pays homage to the majestic big cat and other wild animals with his incredible, hyperrealistic paintings
Artist Transforms Ordinary Stones into Adorable Palm-Sized Animal Characters

Artist Transforms Ordinary Stones into Adorable Palm-Sized Animal Characters

Have you ever had a pet rock? The novelty gift was created by Gary Dahl in 1975 and featured an ordinary rock, packaged and marketed as if it were a real animal to care for (despite not ever needing
Artist Paints Amazing 3D Art Illusions on Her Own Hand

Artist Paints Amazing 3D Art Illusions on Her Own Hand

Having the skills to paint realistically is impressive on its own, but artist Iantha Naicker takes it a step further by painting three-dimensional subjects onto her own hand. Holding the paint brush
Charming Hand-Painted Mugs and Bowls Capture the Enchanting Beauty of Animals

Charming Hand-Painted Mugs and Bowls Capture the Enchanting Beauty of Animals

Slovenian artist Polona (of SheWolfka) transforms ordinary ceramic and enamel mugs with charming animal paintings. From pet portraits to forest creatures, the talented artist works on both
Hyperrealistic Paintings of Migrating Animals Carrying Tiny Ecosystems on Their Backs

Hyperrealistic Paintings of Migrating Animals Carrying Tiny Ecosystems on Their Backs

Combining her hyperrealistic style with her vivid imagination, Portland-based artist Lisa Ericson creates surreal, nature-inspired animal paintings. Each colorful acrylic-on-panel artwork from her

Artist Trains Live Ants to Scurry Across the Page to Complete Her Illustrations

A post shared by Iantha Naicker (Deaf) (@ianthaartlife) on Aug 21, 2018 at 11:27am PDT For those with a fear of creepy crawlies, the thought of using live insects to create art might send shivers up
Textured Palette Knife Paintings Capture the Majestic Beauty of Whales

Textured Palette Knife Paintings Capture the Majestic Beauty of Whales

Moscow-based artist Anastasia Ablogina creates expressive palette knife paintings that capture the majestic beauty of the world’s largest mammal, the whale. Using thick daubs of acrylic paint, each
Interview: Street Artist Creates Endangered Animal Paintings to Help Raise Awareness

Interview: Street Artist Creates Endangered Animal Paintings to Help Raise Awareness

South African street artist Sonny, known for his large animal murals, goes inside the gallery for an exploration of the precarious balance between mankind and the animal kingdom. For To the Bone,
Artist Celebrates ‘Year of the Dog’ With Expressive Pencil and Ink Drawings

Artist Celebrates ‘Year of the Dog’ With Expressive Pencil and Ink Drawings

Serbian artist Endre Penovác masterfully captures the charm of animals with expressive brush strokes and gestural marks. Perhaps best known for his fluffy black cats rendered in watercolor and ink,
Ethereal Paintings of Spirit Animals Wandering Through Landscapes Bursting with Color

Ethereal Paintings of Spirit Animals Wandering Through Landscapes Bursting with Color

Based in Sussex, England, artist Gill Bustamante creates large-scale, ethereal landscape oil paintings. Often working with a vibrant color palette—ranging from a rich turquoise to fiery oranges and