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Comic Book Paintings So Perfect They Look Like Photographs

If you’re lucky enough to buy one of Sharon Moody‘s comic book paintings, make sure you keep it out of reach of your superhero-obsessed friends — considering that her trompe l’oeil works actually are realistic enough to fool the eye, they might well try to reach into the piece and grab the open Spider-Man or [...]
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Cinema Effect: Realisms at the Hirshhorn: Vezzoli & Schnitt

Arts : Modern Art Notes (6 years ago)

In a post last week I argued that argued that the best work in the Hirshhorn's just-closed "The Cinema Effect: Realism" show worked because it was the video equivalent of trompe l'oeil. Part of why trompe l'oeil painting is beloved.... Read Post

Bagged and Boarded Comic Reviews: B.P.R.D., Moody Frankenstein, and more!

Genres / Horror : Fearnet (4 hours ago)

New comic book Wednesday has come and gone. The dust at your local comic shop has settled. An eerie silence descends as you finish reading your last superhero book of the week. Now it's time for something a little more sinister. Wel... Read Post

Sharon Moody Paints Classic Comics From Another Perspective [Art]

Entertainment / Comic Books : Comics Alliance (2 years ago)

There's painting comics and then there's painting comics. Take artist Sharon Moody's trompe l'oeil take on classic Marvel and DC superhero titles like Spider-Man, Fantastic Four and Superman, for example. Rather than going the Alex ... Read Post


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