Large-scale Oil Paintings

clay mud on man's face, self-portrait painting by Eloy Morales
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Other than a few noticeable brushstroke marks, each of Eloy Morales’s paintings look exactly like photographs. This Spanish artist is clearly a perfectionist who wants to depict reality as it is. One of the challenges with hyperrealist portraiture is getting the skin tones right, because Caucasian skin is more than just a “peach” color, it is an assortment of pigments including pink, red, brown, green, blue, grey and white.

serious looking woman painting by Eloy Morales
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blue self-portrait byEloy Morales Eloy Morales painting a woman portrait man with blue paint on face by Eloy Morales
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