05.02.13 by Jeff

Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor
Drawing by Kelvin Okafor. See his step by step process below!

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

Drawing by artist Kelvin Okafor

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  • xander

    …whoa! just whoa!

  • xander

    I really like the 10th pic where its just her hair and eyes done, looks like a finished piece already

  • Pink Elefant Designs

    Amazing work! I’ve always admired photorealism.

  • Samuel

    Spectacular!

  • http://www.crystaleley.com/ Crystal Eley

    Very realistic. Skills!

  • heather

    i like how he demystifies the process. it’s more interesting than the content of the drawing, or the final result

  • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

    ya i think so too – i enjoy most of the unfinished images more than the finished work.

  • jon

    technically amazing, but i honestly think what would have been a more interesting drawing is if stopped after the eyes

  • rye

    the hair is a trip! how the hair pops out of the page like that.. magic.

  • El

    Wow. Beautiful.

    He makes it look like it’s easy to follow the steps. But I will definitely end up with something way off.

    Such great skill.

  • http://twitter.com/InteriorSticers Interior Sticers

    Wow, human 10Mpx camera. Respect.

  • koston

    what kind of pencil he use? I mean the white one, used to draw on pastels.

  • tais

    I think it’s a tiny eraser–look at his website and scroll down for a bunch of more photos of the process. He also lists his materials and there’s no mention of a white pencil.

  • alberto

    ¡BEAUTIFUL!

    • olumide

      pls can you tell me the na of the material that you are useing

  • FF222

    So where is art in doing a job of a photocopier with a pen and tracing lines and shades of an original photograph obviously projected onto a sheet of paper?

  • Paul E N Okafor

    Well done Son. I’m very proud of what you’ve become. Your perseverance and full dedications with your daily practice is now paying you the dividends of hard work. The sky will be your limit of success in your field of Art. God bless you.





29.04.16 by Jeff

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29.04.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Paolo Del Toro

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based artist Paolo Del Toro’s collaboration with photographer Tifani Truelove, Baba of the Woods, is a wonderfully odd combination of sculpture, costume and photography. See more images from the series and selections of Del Toro’s handiwork below.

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New Work by Artist Vasilis Avramidis

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28.04.16 by Jeff

Ultimate List of all the Best Art + Photo Tumblrs to Follow

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*Update April 28th 2016 – We are continuing to update this list, removing Tumblrs that are no longer updated very frequently, and adding more as they are submitted. Please read the text below before submitting your Tumblr for consideration! Thank you all for the help, this has become an amazing resource – let’s keep it going!

 

I am compiling an extensive list of all the art and photography Tumblrs worth following. I would love your help to make this the ultimate list! Please leave a comment below with your suggestions and I will update this list with the best suggestions.

This list will focus as much as possible on Tumblrs that survey new work by different people and credit the creators of the images. Please do not submit Tumblrs that only focus on one person’s work (ie. your own personal portfolio) or mood boards that do not make any effort to link back to the source of the work.

Please share this with friends, the more input we have the better this resource will be!

 

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adambellefeuil.tumblr.com

antronaut.net

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artistportfoliosites.tumblr.com

artruby.com

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blackcontemporaryart.tumblr.com

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oxane.tumblr.com

paper-journal.tumblr.com

photographersdirectory.tumblr.com

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plotsummary.tumblr.com

postpatternism.tumblr.com

razorshapes.tumblr.com

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ronulicny.tumblr.com

roomdark.tumblr.com

rustybreak.tumblr.com

ryandonato.com

sculptores.tumblr.com

sculpture-center.tumblr.com

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the-social-collective.tumblr.com

thecreatorsproject.tumblr.com

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thegetty.tumblr.com

theheavycollective.com

thewowpicture.tumblr.com

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whitneymuseum.tumblr.com

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