Jason de Graaf – Acrylic artist extraordinaire.

It took me a while to assimilate Canadian artist de Graaf’s paintings because they are so photographic in their communicative appeal. M.C Escher tributes are certainly visible, and I guess its de Graaf’s way of thanking the Maestro for lessons in optics, reflective surfaces and geometric precision. What you see and what you are about to see, believe it or not, is acrylic on canvas.

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nora
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this is astounding. Ripley’s time.

Graham
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Aliens among us? :)

junaki
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photographic brush….wowow

Mdeiphan
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One word – WOW.

Kaveri
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Jason is an alien. :-)

Pratichi
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I had to look at these over and over again to make sure they are not camera shot, I am still not sure. *rubs eyes*

Bebop
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I am not sure I enjoy painting which tries so hard to mimic photography, whats the point? Not taking anything away from his talent.

Svetlana B
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This is truly an extraordinary talent. No amount hand holdlng and training can produce this. One has to have it within.

Alexandria
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I am an Escher fan, and I loved Jason’s Escher ‘tribute’.

avantika k
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Is this Jason’s main style of art? any other details of any other styles he might be painting in…

mallika
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How does ANYONE produce something like THIS?! amazing.

avinash
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INcredible talent. Some folks cant be taught they are born.

Fiona
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this guy is amazing. i am 15 years old and i want to move forward with my acrylic artwork, go public with it. but im not sure how…. is there a gallery or cafe or SOMEWHERE i could send off some of my work to that would result in possibly haveing my art displayed? if anyone can help me i would greatly appriciate it :) thanks! i am in south africa.

Molly
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I have recently set up a studio in my boyfriends house in Up State NY. My works are showing at a local store. JDG is amazing and always an inspiration!

Pritika V
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I remember seeing one or two earlier somewher.. thakns for posting. I wanted to look at them again, but did not know who the painter was ….finally got to see. Tanx.

Patsy Herring
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Are these not photographs!?? Woww! Love the detail.

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