Painting

Artist Creates Paintings That Are So Realistic You May Want to Look Twice

Artist Creates Paintings That Are So Realistic You May Want to Look Twice
Art
2 years ago

Philipp Weber is a German hyper-realism artist that tells the stories not behind but beyond faces,fascinating us with the beauty of his models as he directs our focus toward the real meaning of being human. He offers us a whole new dimension of reality, using his signature style of super-realistic painting techniques. At first glance, you may have a difficult time figuring out whether you are looking at a photograph or the magnificence of his work.Prepare yourself for the ride because we, Bright Siders, curated some of his key pieces for your eyes, accompanied by his own words on the artistry he brings to life.

Challenge: Guess Which Images Are Paintings and Which Ones Are Photographs

Challenge: Guess Which Images Are Paintings and Which Ones Are Photographs
Quizzes
3 years ago

We know how important training our minds and eyes is and we put together a fun little test for you! To complete it, all you have to do for each of the next points is answer one question: “Is it a photograph or is it a painting?” After you answer, flip the card and find out if you were right! Some might be a little bit tricky, but we trust that you will showcase your 20/20 vision!

20 Paintings That Are So Realistic, We Don’t Know What’s Real Anymore

20 Paintings That Are So Realistic, We Don’t Know What’s Real Anymore
Art
4 years ago

Let’s face it, painting is extremely difficult. Not only do you need to be good at it, but you have to be very patient as well. For example, it took Leonardo da Vinci around 14 years to finish his evergreen painting, Mona Lisa. But in the end, the wait was well worth it. Inspired by such success, modern-day artists have taken art to a whole new level with lifelike paintings that’ll make you question reality.

12 Hidden Paintings We Missed When Watching Our Favorite Movies

12 Hidden Paintings We Missed When Watching Our Favorite Movies
Films
5 years ago

When the art of cinema meets painting, it means that we are going to see something truly great. Directors that are very dedicated to their work often borrow ideas for their movies from world-famous artists. Probably, the most often referred to artist is René Magritte. There are 4 of his paintings in just our article alone.

100 Paintings Every Educated Person Is Supposed to Know

100 Paintings Every Educated Person Is Supposed to Know
Art
5 years ago

In order to be considered a well-educated and versatile person, you should have general knowledge in different areas. Over the course of history, people have created thousands of great works of art. Every person should know at least a few of them in order to not confuse a Monet with a Manet and to be able to distinguish between Lady with an Ermine and Girl with a Pearl Earring.

6 Artists Who Paint With Everything but Their Hands, so Pollock Wasn’t That Crazy After All

6 Artists Who Paint With Everything but Their Hands, so Pollock Wasn’t That Crazy After All
Art
10 months ago

We invent extraordinary techniques to create art, trying to be as creative as possible. According to research, people with high levels of creativity are more likely to suffer from bipolar disorder, depression or anxiety because they feel alone with their ideas. Some artists may seem crazy with their ideas because they are often ready to sacrifice their health and poison themselves with paint just to create a new masterpiece. In the modern world, you can find different ways to express yourself, but how these artists do it is truly unique.

An Artist From Saint-Petersburg Recreates the World’s Most Famous Paintings on Cakes, and We Wouldn’t Dare Eat Them

An Artist From Saint-Petersburg Recreates the World’s Most Famous Paintings on Cakes, and We Wouldn’t Dare Eat Them
Art
4 years ago

Nastasya Chernogrivova, an artist from Saint-Petersburg and founder of Marfa Pastry Shop, creates cakes topped with wonderful interpretations of famous art masterpieces. Instead of common painting materials, she uses various delicious jams and condiments to recreate artwork by the likes of Dali, Van Gogh, Degas, Klimt and many others. Almost every cake is unique since the artist rarely repeats a design, making them even more in demand!

A Painter Showed How Disney Princesses Would Look If They Were Drawn Now

A Painter Showed How Disney Princesses Would Look If They Were Drawn Now
Art
4 years ago

The Walt Disney Company gave the world many female characters, and princesses were the most popular among them. The first Disney princess was Snow White, and this animated movie was released 81 years ago in 1937. Isabelle Staub, a painter from Pennsylvania, has redrawn her favorite characters, and now it feels almost as if these movies have just been released. Not only do they look up-to-date, they also please the eye with their bright colors and strict lines. We at Bright Side liked this colorful art, and we can't wait to show it to you.

These fascinating paintings show what the world looks like for short-sighted people

These fascinating paintings show what the world looks like for short-sighted people
Art
2 years ago

In a world which increasingly values the work of hyper-realist painters, the creative output of Philip Barlow draws your attention immediately. But it takes a special effort to study his work, which forces you to look at a world of blurred silhouettes and bright, indistinct spots. In applying this style, Barlow shows us vividly what the world looks like for many people who have poor eyesight.

My Granddaughter Kicked Me Out Because I Had No Money Left, I Taught Her a Lesson She Will Never Forget

My Granddaughter Kicked Me Out Because I Had No Money Left, I Taught Her a Lesson She Will Never Forget
Family & kids
2 weeks ago

A woman, 65, has penned an emotional letter to our editorial and shared her story that made a huge stir among us. She shared how she raised her grandkids as her own kids after their parents died in a bad accident. The woman went through a lot and gave these children the best of lives, only to discover later that her granddaughter want to get rid of her because she had no money left. But the loving grandma didn't want to swallow this bitter pill and decided to teach her a lesson that they'll probably remember for the rest of their lives.

King Charles Reveals His First Official Portrait, and People Are Terrified

King Charles Reveals His First Official Portrait, and People Are Terrified
People
month ago

In a much-anticipated reveal, King Charles III’s first official portrait since becoming king has sparked widespread conversation. Public reactions and critics’ opinions are far from mild, igniting lively debates on social media and among art enthusiasts. It’s evident that King Charles’ portrait is poised to be one of the most discussed royal artworks in recent memory.

10+ People Shared the Creepiest Glitch They’ve Experienced

10+ People Shared the Creepiest Glitch They’ve Experienced
Curiosities
month ago

You know that feeling when things just don’t add up? Yeah, that’s a “glitch in the matrix” moment, inspired by The Matrix movie. From freaky coincidences to downright bizarre happenings, these stories will leave you scratching your head and wondering what’s really going on behind the scenes.

20+ Surprises That Made People Wonder If Reality Took a Coffee Break

20+ Surprises That Made People Wonder If Reality Took a Coffee Break
Curiosities
month ago

We’re all hustling through our days and miss the little cool things. Like seeing an egg without its yolk, or rust that looks like a painting, or stumbling upon a fancy toilet with a hilarious label. In this collection, we have gathered moments where over 20 folks got caught off guard, having those quick “whoa” moments that make you stop and grin at life’s quirks.

"More like WET GALA," Why Doja Cat's Provocative Wet Shirt Look Is More on Theme Than You Think

"More like WET GALA," Why Doja Cat's Provocative Wet Shirt Look Is More on Theme Than You Think
People
2 months ago

Doja Cat made a splash on the Met Gala 2024 red carpet, quite literally, with her dripping wet t-shirt dress. Designed by Vetements, the see-through gown captured the attention of fashion critics and fans alike. Many were left wondering how her look fit into the event's "Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion" theme. However, Doja's unique ensemble held more symbolism and alignment with the theme than initially meets the eye.

15 People Who Disturbingly Found Out Their Partner Was “Not the One”

15 People Who Disturbingly Found Out Their Partner Was “Not the One”
Relationships
2 months ago

When we first start falling in love, it feels exciting and full of fun adventures with that person. The small gestures and chemical reactions in our body can make us believe we’ve found our soulmate. But things aren’t always what they seem. Some people spend years in love without realizing their partner isn’t right for them, while others have a single moment that changes everything. These people often go through a lot before realizing something isn’t right.

The «Other Mona Lisa»: Friend or Foe? Experts Can’t Agree on This STUNNING Painting

The «Other Mona Lisa»: Friend or Foe? Experts Can’t Agree on This STUNNING Painting
Art
2 months ago

The enigmatic smile of the Mona Lisa has captivated audiences for centuries. But now, a new contender has emerged, raising questions about art history and sparking a fierce debate among experts. This recently discovered portrait, dubbed the «Other Mona Lisa,» bears an uncanny resemblance to Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, but with subtle variations that have the art world buzzing.

Drake Is a Dedicated Single Dad to His Mini-Me Son Who Adores Him Beyond Words

Drake Is a Dedicated Single Dad to His Mini-Me Son Who Adores Him Beyond Words
People
8 months ago

Drake is one doting papa! It’s hard to believe that the famous musician almost missed out on the chance to be the best single daddy he can be, so we’re happy that his son, Adonis, managed to steal his heart. The two are inseparable right now and even starting to collaborate on music together. Keep reading to get to know one of the most inspiring father-son stories we’ve ever came across.

Sharon Stone Reveals She Was Forced to Retire at 40 Due to Looking “Too Old”

Sharon Stone Reveals She Was Forced to Retire at 40 Due to Looking “Too Old”
People
9 months ago

The Basic Instinct star was deemed one of the most desirable women in Hollywood in the ’90s. Ironically, that movie was released only 6 years before Sharon Stone turned 40, when, as she recently revealed, she was already written off by some film execs. Let’s learn more about how Stone conquered the ageism surrounding her and empowered women everywhere.

What If You Had Endless Money Forever

What If You Had Endless Money Forever
Curiosities
year ago

Oh boy. You find yourself in the mysterious ruins of an ancient city. You’re the only member of the expedition who has managed to make it here. You’re walking through a dark maze when you accidentally activate a trap! Whoa, that’s a strange sound.Suddenly, a huge rock starts rolling towards you down the hallway! You run as fast as you can, jumping over debris. A final dash, and... Phew! This room looks like a treasury! Gold coins and gems are scattered everywhere.You go wide-eyed with astonishment. That’s enough money to live a life of luxury for decades on end! But it’s not the shiny gold that interests you. It’s an old lamp that lies in the rubble. As soon as you pick it up, the lamp starts shaking, and a huge genie jumps out of it!

Sharon Stone Shows How to Look Youthful at 65

Sharon Stone Shows How to Look Youthful at 65
People
year ago

In 2001, Sharon endured a life-threatening stroke that left her devastated. In an emotional conversation with Oprah, she revealed that her journey to recovery spanned seven long years, during which she felt like she had lost her inner radiance. However, through resilience and determination, Sharon not only managed to regain her radiance but also surpassed her previous state of being.

Pierce Brosnan Turned 70, So We Dug Up Some Lesser-Known Facts About Him

Pierce Brosnan Turned 70, So We Dug Up Some Lesser-Known Facts About Him
People
year ago

Pierce Brosnan, who stole our hearts as James Bond back in the day, recently reached a milestone: the big 7-0! Apart from his iconic role, many of us admire him for his immense love and unwavering devotion he has for his wife, Keely Shaye Smith. When she faced hurtful body-shaming from the public, Brosnan became her shield, fiercely protecting her. Intrigued by Pierce Brosnan’s life, we delved deeper and discovered more facts we didn’t know about him.

If You Spot a Phone Charger in Your Hotel Room, Get Out Immediately

If You Spot a Phone Charger in Your Hotel Room, Get Out Immediately
Tips & tricks
8 months ago

They’re watching you when you’re in the bedroom and when you’re in the bathroom. No, I’m not talking about your three-year-old kids. Uh, uh. One of the last things you think about when going on vacation is if the room you’re staying in has hidden cameras planted all over the place. For starters, look in the most obvious spots in your hotel room to see if you can find any hidden cameras.

Gendered Toys May Affect Your Child’s Development, a Study Reveals

Gendered Toys May Affect Your Child’s Development, a Study Reveals

Many parents are worried about their sons being teased for playing with “girls’ toys”, while fewer parents express concerns their little girl would be judged for playing with “boys’ toys”, according to research. Gendered toys may have negative effects on children’s development by limiting their interests and perpetuating outdated stereotypes. It’s important to provide children with a diverse range of toys and play experiences to help them develop their skills and understanding of the world, without imposing gender stereotypes on them.

18 Situations That Could Only Happen to Kids

18 Situations That Could Only Happen to Kids

Kids can make your life more complicated but, at the same time, more adventurous. They can get stuck in a toilet seat, cut up your money, or even paint a dog. As frustrating as these scenarios may be, try to take them in with a sense of humor.

16 Hobbies That Are As Cool As They Are Insane

16 Hobbies That Are As Cool As They Are Insane
Curiosities
9 months ago

Some of the best hobbies out there make tedious activities more exciting: like extreme ironing! There isn’t much to explain about the rules, it’s just ironing clothes, but in the most outrageous of areas, like on top of mountains or on sky slopes. It’s also a pretty organized sport, it has its own international association and its own world championship. The first one took place back in 2002. The original extreme ironist is Phil Shaw, who came up with this hobby when faced with an impossible choice: either do his chores and iron his clothes or go rock climbing. Needless to say, he went for both at the same time. Phil decided to call himself “Steam” and went on an international tour to promote extreme ironing.

16 Hobbies That Are As Cool As They Are Insane

16 Hobbies That Are As Cool As They Are Insane
Curiosities
10 months ago

Some of the best hobbies out there make tedious activities more exciting: like extreme ironing! There isn’t much to explain about the rules, it’s just ironing clothes, but in the most outrageous of areas, like on top of mountains or on sky slopes. It’s also a pretty organized sport, it has its own international association and its own world championship. The first one took place back in 2002. The original extreme ironist is Phil Shaw, who came up with this hobby when faced with an impossible choice: either do his chores and iron his clothes or go rock climbing. Needless to say, he went for both at the same time. Phil decided to call himself “Steam” and went on an international tour to promote extreme ironing.

15 Tattoos From a Korean Artist, Nonlee, That’ll Make Your Inner Beauty-Lover Rejoice

15 Tattoos From a Korean Artist, Nonlee, That’ll Make Your Inner Beauty-Lover Rejoice
Art
year ago

Every once in a while, when various tattoos show up in your Instagram feed, they can really make an impression. And the work of South Korean tattooist Nonlee may do just that. This woman has just started her work in the tattooing industry, but she already has a profile that makes over 150,000 people come back again and again. She uses intricate lines, precise lighting, and creative color combinations, and invites us into her surreal world of micro realism.