I can't believe it's not photos!

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  1. Veho
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    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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  2. Satangel

    Satangel BEAST

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    That last one sure is impressive! Fuck, just look at that hair.....
    Unbelievable skills and patience, props to who ever made it (if it's really a painting)
     
  3. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 4

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    Sweeeeet.

    Trust Veho to find all the interesting stuff. [​IMG]
     
  4. tijntje_7

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    Only the Bert Monroy one looks a bit painted.
    But the rest of them o.O
    They're F*CKING realistic [​IMG]
    Wow
     
  5. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    Whaaaaat unbelievable indeed!
     
  6. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    That is some top notch stuff. Even if they were photos they'd be amazing, but this is just unbelievable.
     
  7. geoflcl

    geoflcl Permanent GBAtemp Newbie

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    The fact that there are people in this world with such insight, talent, and patience astounds me to no end.

    Even amidst all these new forms of digital art, this is proof that the ol' paint and canvas is still the king when the talent is there!
     
  8. Raika

    Raika uguu

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    Holy shit these are awesome.
    Hahaha and here my mom keeps saying I'm good at art... Good my ass, my level is nothing compared to this level of epicness.
     
  9. funkymonster

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    The second one looks like it's part of a PS3 cutscene, but the rest really do look realistic. Really talented people in this world. Truly an inspiration to me as I begin my 3D work in a few weeks.
     
  10. injected11

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    Very impressive stuff. Damn I wish I had steady hands and artistic talent...
     
  11. jgu1994

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    I could kinda tell it was a painting in all of them except the last one. Holy crap, that was insane.
     
  12. Delta517

    Delta517 Its okay...Im a ninja ;)

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    Thats insane! [​IMG]
     
  13. Infinite Zero

    Infinite Zero Almost!

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    Last one is hardcore [​IMG]
     
  14. Raiser

    Raiser I am mad scientist.

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    Fake and..

    Wow, this stuff is just amazing. Props to the artists!
     
  15. Youkai

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    where is the "proof" that these are painted ?
    i for one don't really believe that ... some like the second look drawn but some look rather impossible to draw ...
     
  16. Raiser

    Raiser I am mad scientist.

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    No one on the net can prove it to you. You either believe it or you don't.

    Paintings like these are possible, you know.
    Maybe not so much with traditional brushes, but with other methods like airbrushing, etc.

    Visit some of the links and determine for yourself. [​IMG]
     
  17. dsfanatic5

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    As an artist, I FUCKING HATE PHOTO-REALISM.

    That's right, I sit back for about 2 seconds and appreciate the technical skill involved, but then vomit on the idea that the artist only created what could be captured with a camera. It's only when an artist achieves this technical ability, that I question why they don't inject imagination to create something truly breathtaking. If an artist paints something that I can take a picture of, I could care less. But if they paint something that only exists within their mind, then I'm truly floored.

    These pictures are boring. If somebody painted them, then they are wasting their talent and time. Show me something that doesn't exist, something that a camera couldn't possibly capture, and only then will I be interested. This is like the crapfest realism that won first place at the state fair (California). NEXT
     
  18. Joe88

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    these painting are dam impressive

    umad?
     
  19. ChuckBartowski

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    You have a very valid argument... i agree. Awesome, but make something really amazing.
     
  20. Veho
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    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    The links to the respective artists' webpages are under the pictures. You can check their portfolios, galleries, explanations, tutorials, tips and tricks, etc. etc.

    This gallery shows it pretty well:

    Whole picture

    Detail.
     
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