Twenty-seven-year old Alexis Meade uses a classical concept called trompe l'oeil, the art of making a two-dimensional representation look three-dimensional. But the Washington, D.C. born, self-taught artist uses the concept in reverse.
With the advancements in digital photography, the antiquated days of classic portrait paintings are long gone. But for those who still enjoy artwork, one website is allowing the transition from photo to painting.
The first official painting of the Duchess of Cambridge, nee Kate Middleton, has been unveiled today. It will go on display later today at London's National Portrait Gallery, of which the duchess is patron.
Debate over the contentious issue of separation between Church and State at a school, the Jackson Middle School in southern Ohio, was centered over a painting, a "portrait" of Jesus hung over the entrance of the school.
A woman who had purchased a $5 framed picture of a horse found another portrait behind the one she'd bought. After she took the horse picture out, a likeness of John F. Kennedy was discovered hidden behind.
A new portrait of one of the world’s most successful yet least pictured authors has been found. Since only one, amateur, portrait of Jane Austen is known, this is significant news for fans across the globe.
Famous anti-apartheid stalwart Helen Suzman died 1 January 2009 at the age of 91. Her coffin was carried by top leaders of the South African government - although an offer of a state funeral was turned down by her family. But where is her state portrait?.
Stephen Colbert is set to have his portrait grace the walls of the Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery in a place the museum thinks is most appropriate -- between the bathrooms near the "America's Presidents" exhibit.