15.10.12 by Jeff

iPhone Oil Paintings by JK Keller

iPhone Oil Paintings by artist JK Keller

“iPhone Oil Paintings”, by JK Keller (using the oil off his own face).

iPhone Oil Paintings by artist JK Keller

iPhone Oil Paintings by artist JK Keller


via: today and tomorrow

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • c.wilcox

    Ha! Simply genius 

  • Juan


  • Dave H

    oh man I’ve been entertaining myself for years doing fun patterns . I guess it takes another mind to think of making something out of it

  • Josh Sender

    It’s strange how these feel so cheap, and yet are actually painted on objects worth so much more than a canvas or sheet of paper. I guess it’s the ephemeral quality and the ubiquity of the iphone. 
    And to describe these as ‘oil paintings’ is so so brilliant.

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