Marcello Barenghi is an Italian artist with the ability to draw hyper-realistic images with standard art tools, such as pencils, markers and an airbrush. No Photoshop used in these drawings! Take a look at this YouTube video for a time-lapse demonstration of his work, or visit Marcello’s web site for more.
Here is an original abstract contemporary modern art painting technique by Igor Turovskiy:
And here’s some interesting additional art techniques:
This is a very simple technique to create an organic background for your paintings and illustrations using wet paint and saran wrap. It doesn’t really get any easier than this!
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Here is a very cool anamorphic illusion of a crocodile. The illusion is revealed at the end of the video, but it’s still fun to watch the whole thing to see the artist’s wonderful pencil and marker technique. In a world that is increasingly digital, it’s great to see some old school drawing in action.