Paint Job

Two paint jobs (of very different varieties) have caught my attention this week. First up, I was incredibly impressed by our friends, the Heffs, who painted their fence red, white and black in the hope that the Saints really do go marching in on Saturday – and you thought you were passionate!

While the Heffs are pretty handy with a paintbrush, few are quite as talented as New York artist, Alyssa Monks. Alyssa’s oil paintings go beyond photo realism. In fact, calling them phenomenal would be an understatement.

Images: Alyssa Monks

‘It is all about the desire to try to create an image of a person that is realer than real, beyond what even a photograph can portray,’ says Alyssa. And I say, ‘Mission accomplished!’
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