Thursday, April 22, 2010

Alexa Meade: Reverse Trompe-l'œil

This is not a painting of a man, it is a painted man.

Alexa Meade is based out of the Washington DC area

I have not seen Alexa Meade's artwork in real life but when I saw what she was doing via a Juxtapoz article, my jaw hit the floor: (Acrylic on Live Subjects: Alexa Meade Distorts Reality)
Using a reverse trompe-l'œil method, Meade paints directly onto human and inanimate forms to produce her paintings, which are actually installations.

Prepare to be amazed when you visit her website:

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