Ben Parks, large scale portrait painter

Wednesday, 2 August, 2017

Artwork by Ben Parks

Kansas City based artist Ben Parks paints large scale portraits. And I mean large scale. There are works that can sometimes fill the wall of a room.

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Byung Jun Ko, Seoul based artist portrait artist

Friday, 30 June, 2017

Artwork by Byung Jun Ko

Seoul based artist Byung Jun Ko will paint your portrait if you send a photo and twenty dollars. I think it’s time he asked for more, he surely deserves it. See more work here.

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Callie Fink, California based mixed media artist

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

Artwork by Callie Fink

Callie Fink is a California based self-taught mixed media artist, whose psychedelic, colourful, portrait work transcends dimensions, both seen and unseen.

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Hanneke Hielkema, Netherlands based portrait artist

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

Artwork by Hanneke Hielkema

Hanneke Hielkema is a portrait artist residing in the Netherlands. But take a closer look at her works. If you think you see animals “hidden” within the paintings, rest assured, your eyes are not deceiving you, animals are exactly what you’re seeing.

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Steve Chellis, California based contemporary and portrait artist

Tuesday, 16 May, 2017

Artwork by Steve Chellis

Steve Chellis is an Oakland, California, based contemporary and portrait artist. This work may not be everyone’s idea of a portrait, but doesn’t it still fully capture the character of its subject?

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Thilo Vogel, engineer, digital nomad, and portrait photographer

Wednesday, 1 February, 2017

Photo by Thilo Vogel

Thilo Vogel describes himself as a photographer, engineer, digital nomad, and rooftop tent camper. That’s quite the mix. But check out his portrait photography. He certainly has a way of bringing out his subject’s – in this case Fabian Freigeist – individuality. Am I right, or am I right?

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Jeff Huang, Sydney based painter of vivid portraits

Tuesday, 24 January, 2017

Sophie, artwork by Jeff Huang

Jeff Huang, also known as yellowjeff, is a Sydney based portrait artist. I think it’s fair to say that he really knows how to bring out the colours in his subjects. This work, titled “Sophie”, is a vivid example of the way he works.

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Portraits painted with vivid colours, by Marta Zawadzka

Monday, 5 December, 2016

Artwork by Marta Zawadzka

If you’re drawn to artworks with bright colours, as I am, then you will enjoy the portrait paintings of Polish artist Marta Zawadzka, who is based in Warsaw. This work, titled “Alia”, gives you a pretty good idea of what to expect. See more paintings here.

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Lou Ros, Paris based graffiti artist turned portrait painter

Wednesday, 30 November, 2016

Artwork by Lou Ros

Former graffiti tagger Lou Ros is a self taught Paris based portrait painter who is also influenced by the expressionist artists. See more portraits, and other works, here.

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Adria Mercuri, Brooklyn based portrait artist

Wednesday, 19 October, 2016

Artwork by Adria Mercuri

Adria Mercuri is a freelance illustrator, and visual artist, based in Brooklyn, New York. While many of her works are portraits, or likenesses, going by her portfolio, it looks like she also draws anything else that catches her eye.

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