This is a hyper-realistic oil painting by Pedro Campos. A friend asked me the point of hyper-realism other than a demonstration of skill. I love art for its power to evoke emotion, but as beautiful as this painting is, I don’t feel anything.
It’s hard to believe, but the picture above is not a photograph! It is a photo-realistic oil painting by Teresa Elliott called Deliverance - one of three Grand Prize Winners of the second annual America China Oil Painting Artists League competition.
Hyperrealistic Still Life Paintings of Sugary Treats