Realistic Oil Paintings of Wet Windows

Red tail light s through car door glass

When I first saw these, I couldn’t believe that they were paintings─not photographs. “Under the Unminding Sky” is a collection of realistic oil paints by talented artist, Gregory Thielker. Above: “Complete Stop” 2008 oil on canvas.

Gregory explains: These paintings reflect my interest in the way that the road delineates and controls how we experience landscape. From the roadway perspective, we not only travel from one place to another, we see landscape in a varied and complex manner. I use water on the windshield to create a shifting lens for the way we see the environment: it both highlights and obscures our viewing [read more].

Realistic Oil Paintings Gallery Below

oil painting of window

Above: “Above and below” 2008 oil on panel.

oil painting of wet window

Above: “Until now” 2010 oil on linen.

Wet trees through car glass

Above: “Transference” 2010 oil on linen.

Tree through window

Above: “Revisited” 2010 oil on linen.

★ Like this post? Then also see Eye Photography Art by Jorg Sundermann.

streaming water on window pane

Above: “Logan ramp” 2005 oil on canvas.

Relections in window glass

Above: “Suspension” 2007 oil on canvas.

Street lights through wet glass

Above: “In-between” 2008 oil on panel.

Credits: All photo images shown in this set are Copyright © Gregory Thielker. Head over to his portfolio site for more of his work. By the way, if you want to purchase your own canvas prints, they’re pretty cool things to have on your wall!


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Realistic Paintings by Janet Ternoff

These realistic paintings were produced by talented Janet Ternoff. She is a self-taught artist living and working in New York, who creates cityscapes in oil paints. The majority of her work are scenes from New York City:

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