18 Jan
30 points of articulation in military ninja bodysuit

Hot Toys makes some of the most hyper-realistic “toys” out there, to the point that they make the nerd in me want to hide under my comforter, make a pillow fort and get in an all-out WWIII-style deathmatch with my vintage Robotech figures (I totally give the edge to Rick Hunter). The latest addition to […]


30 Jul
David Corden of Ritual Art Tattoo shop in London, UK

David Corden is one of the UK’s leading realism tattoo artists. While his work may not have the social impact or exotic skullduggery of, say, Russian Prison Tattoos, his impressive pin-ups and portraits demonstrate talent with a very keen attention to detail, smooth color transitions and striking resemblance to the source image. All of which […]


26 May
Korean artist Choi Xooang’s hyper-real hideous sculptures

Choi Xooang, a Seoul-based sculptor and painter builds bodies. And these bodies seem eerily real. His figures, made of oil on resin, use gestures that seem overstated to emphasize their existence. Choi is known for using art as away to grasp the world pathologically and his work has been seen around the world. From Vegetated […]


3 Sep
"Another Place" paintings by Jonathan Wateridge

It may be hard to believe, but this series of images, titled Another Place, are actually large oil paintings, not photographs. While hyper-real oil paintings are nothing new, these 3m x 4m paintings by Jonathan Wateridge are incredibly accurate, and have a cool central concept. Another Place depicts scenes from the production and narrative of […]


27 Jul
The very unmundane world of Reuben Negron

Reuben Negron paints hyper-realistic watercolors, each piece seeming like a film still capturing a moment of a story for eternity. Although much of the art is sexually charged, he claims his art explores the intricacies of the mundane…but if this is his world (eg bondage, girl-on-girl, auto arousal, implied infidelity, etc), and this is what […]