These photos are paintings. No really (25 Photos)

The paintings you see here belong to a type of art called photorealism where the painter takes a scene or photo and recreates it on canvas.


  • James

    Bob Ross could've done these with is eyes closed!

  • RTW


  • TXJeepr

    theChive posted some of Eric Christensen's work a few months ago, and I decided to email a gallery just to see how much these things were going for….$20,000. Who the hell has $20,000 to spend on a painting? Talk about first world problems.

  • 2drunk2frag

    #18 makes me salivate.

  • Underbaker

    Very impressive, but why would someone want to put all that effort into a photo-realistic painting of newspapers? #15 #16 I get the nature stuff and by the way those beach scenes are just incredible, but newspapers?

  • bisonbade

    mind blown!

  • dragon30

    how just fucking how do they do it

  • the don


  • Thoridin58

    Damn. I have trouble just drawing a straight line and stick figures.

  • Robozombiejesus

    That's pretty cool, my camera does the same thing

  • cdnalor

    For the same reason that someone would set up hundreds of dominoes just to knock them over. It' s an impressive display of patience.

    • cdnalor

      Sorry, this was supposed to be a reply to someone' s comment.

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  • Da Sandman

    THIS is art… i hate these new modern art paintings where some idiot just makes a smudge, makes up some bull shit story and calls it art…

  • moeshere Foxdale

    #20 #21 I know dam well a women did'nt paint this shit ahahahhahaa

  • Ian

    Let me see this shit on a canvas in front of my face. Them I’ll believe

  • Steve

    Find #41 from 12/14/11 DAR!

  • Pocono Jackson

    thats just seems unreal to me ,but amazing if real

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