Portrait Inspiration – We can’t stop looking at these artists!

We have compiled a list of inspiring artist that you might enjoy. While all artists inspire, we can’t stop looking at the portrait artwork of these eight artists.

Here you go, take a look and see.

1. Marco Grassi
Reminiscent of classical art with Rembrandt chiaroscuro, we love the expressive portrait work of Marco. Luminous skin that has a mysterious presence is expressed through exquisite brush strokes. Discover more here

2. David Kassan
We’ve been following the work of David on Instagram and his series documenting holocaust survivors and the Resilience Exhibition – Paintings of survival.

His sensitivity and insight while capturing the lasting effects of trauma, is expressed through painting mastery. His work tells a story of legacy, empowerment and vulnerability. One can’t help but be drawn into the stories of the survivors. He captures a connection, a moment in time from each of his models that will never be forgotten.
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3. Henrik Aarrestad Uldalen
Henrik Aarrestad Uldalen is a Norwegian oil painter. His work is categorized as classic figurative painting; expressive and transcending.  Henrik explores the dark sides of life, nihilism, existentialism, longing and loneliness, juxtaposed with fragile beauty. Surreal, emotional and present, his work captures essence, private moments and the space between a breath.
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4. Cuong Nguyen
Classical perfection is defined in the work of Cuong. His pastels are luminous and expressive. We discovered his work on Instagram and are intrigued by his realistic style and under painting techniques that he uses to achieve realistic portraits.

Cuong Nguyen’s paintings reveal a fundamentally optimistic view of the world and a sense of wonder towards the beauty that surrounds us.
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5. Alyssa Monks
Alyssa Monks work is intriguing, emotional and deep. Capturing private moments with a feel of desperation (or perhaps empowerment), her work blurs the line between abstraction and realism. She masters layering space and time in her paintings.
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6. David Gray
A Classical artist with contemporary vibes, his painting evoke a sense of mystery and contemplative.  A timeless essence is expressed that explores the divide between the natural and divine.
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7. Kelvin Okafor
With each stroke of the graphite, Okafor masters his portraits in large format Hyper-realism techniques. His work transcends realism and captures an essence of awareness, oneness and connection.
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8. Louise Camille Fenne
Reminiscent of classical art with subtle curiosity, her portraits are expressive and unique. With a remembrance feel, she implores whimsical touches that draw the viewer in.
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