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65 Simply Surreal Renderings

From Psychedelic Dimension Paintings to Mutant Athlete Portraits

— March 18, 2012 — Art & Design
These simply surreal renderings demonstrate how an artist has the power to move beyond reality and capture the absurd.

From paintings where subjects have multiple arms and legs to humans fused with animal body parts, these simply surreal renderings are full of twists and turns. Although the movement of surrealism has passed, many artists are still inspired from this time gone by, and choose to dive into the more unknown area of the mind when finishing their works of art. The results are intriguing, and at times terrifying, as viewers never really know what to expect when elements of the surreal are featured.

If you have a penchant for the absurd and twisted, these surreal depictions are sure to grab your attention.
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Meticulous Viscous Visuals
Meticulous Viscous Visuals
Will Brewster Illustrates Characters in a Detailed Slimy Style
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Mixed Media Hipster Art
Mixed Media Hipster Art
Michelle Devereux Creates Goofy Bohemian Artwork
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62
Surrealist Robot Series
Surrealist Robot Series
The Tania Blanco 'Sleep-Drunk Vademecum' Collection is Unnerving
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61
Astonishing Allegorical Illustrations
Astonishing Allegorical Illustrations
The Art Pieces by Alejandro Ivan Fuentes are Surreal
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60
Rugged Vagabond Depictions
Rugged Vagabond Depictions
Matthew Goik Captures Badass Attitude in these Stylish Illustrations
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59
Digital Perfection Portraits (UPDATE)
Digital Perfection Portraits (UPDATE)
These Kittozutto Creations Tantalize and Paralyze Your Eyes
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58
Psychedelic Landscape Scenes
Psychedelic Landscape Scenes
Adam Friedman Depicts Planet Earth Through Peculiar Perspectives
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57
Psychedelic Geometry Paintings
Psychedelic Geometry Paintings
Kristen Schiele Illustrates Dynamic Shapes with Cinematic Feel
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56
Twisted Surreal Sketches
Twisted Surreal Sketches
Ki Yoong Presents a Dark Side to Her Subjects
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55
Surreal Circus Scenes
Surreal Circus Scenes
The Kiki Van Eijk's Windows Installation is Whimsical
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54
Social Statement Surrealism
Social Statement Surrealism
The Alex Gross 'Product Placement' Series Scolds Consumers
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53
Chromatic Streak Collages
Chromatic Streak Collages
The Artwork by Hollie Chastain is a Retro Rainbow of Color
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Hypnotically Hued Portraiture
Hypnotically Hued Portraiture
Micah Ganske Paints his Subjects with Unique Color Schemes
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51
Multicolored Multicultural Paintings
Multicolored Multicultural Paintings
The Art Pieces by Stephen Hall Reunite Many Cultures
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50
Surreal Street Art Galleries
Surreal Street Art Galleries
The Wynwood Walls Indoor Exhibits Features Eccentric Murals
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49
Peculiar Outdoor Leisure Paintings
Peculiar Outdoor Leisure Paintings
Agaphya Belaja Illustrates Surreal Pictures of Wondrous Locales
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48
Psychedelic Vector Visuals
Psychedelic Vector Visuals
Irena Zablotska Digitally Crafts Colorful and Surreal Imagery
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47
Rustic Human Renderings
Rustic Human Renderings
Artem Krepkiy Brings an Analog Grittiness Back to the Art Community
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46
Surreal Polychromatic Paintings
Surreal Polychromatic Paintings
The Artistic Pieces by Vanessa Dakinsky are an Explosion of Dreams
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45
Sublime Prismatic Scenes
Sublime Prismatic Scenes
Joy Wong Illustrates Females in Surreal Polycolored Backdrops
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44
Surreal Wood Women Portraits
Surreal Wood Women Portraits
Cil Laurens Etches Ladies with Fantastical Floral Hairdos
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Surreal Psychological Collages
Surreal Psychological Collages
Natasa Stanisic Fuses Various Inspirations for the Sake of Art
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42
Sensually Defaced Editorials
Sensually Defaced Editorials
'Entropy Parade' by Slava Mogutin and Brian Kenny is Surreal
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Gun-Toting Wolf Depictions
Gun-Toting Wolf Depictions
Amy Ross Illustrates Humanoid Canines Brandishing Assault Rifles
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40
Gore-Infested Surrealism
Gore-Infested Surrealism
The Smithe One 'Brick and Meat' Collection is Drenched in Guts
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39
Surreal Cultural Campaigns
Surreal Cultural Campaigns
David Lachapelle's Special T Ads Enter Three Magical Worlds
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38
Fantastical Women Artwork
Fantastical Women Artwork
Tobias Kwan Illustrates Macabre Beauties
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37
Contemporary Surrealist Portraits
Contemporary Surrealist Portraits
I Am Not by Ruadh DeLone Redoes Dali Digitally
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36
Disturbing Anatomy Depictions
Disturbing Anatomy Depictions
The Danny Quirk Anatomical Self Dissections Series is Gruesome
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Liquifying Licker Illustrations
Liquifying Licker Illustrations
Olivier Lutaud Depicts Surreal Melting Skulls Tongues and Tattoos
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34
Surreal Cosmic Paintings
Surreal Cosmic Paintings
James McCarthy is Inspired by Sci Fi, Fantasy and Nature
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33
Sunny Hallucination Illustrations
Sunny Hallucination Illustrations
Moebius Graphics Leave You Dazed and Confused
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32
Surreal Aqueous Artistry (UPDATE)
Surreal Aqueous Artistry (UPDATE)
Ken Wong Illustrates Dream-Like Images with Sea Life Motifs
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Surreal Purgatory Art
Surreal Purgatory Art
Siegfried Zademack Renders Bizarre Works of Hell on Earth
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Surreal Atlas Artistry (UPDATE)
Surreal Atlas Artistry (UPDATE)
Fernando Vicente Illustrates Human Portraits Using Old Maps
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29
Spooky Stippled Illustrations
Spooky Stippled Illustrations
Artist Matthew Wade Creates Frightening and Memorable Art
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28
Surreal Personified Sketches
Surreal Personified Sketches
Ruth Munro Creates Illustrations That are Artisticly Abnormal
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Dark Inky Artworks
Dark Inky Artworks
Craww Creates Somber and Surreal Portraits of Big-Handed Women
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Surreal Superhero Animal Art
Surreal Superhero Animal Art
Sakiroo Choi's Portraits are a Colorful Combination
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Stunning Surreal Semblances
Stunning Surreal Semblances
The Zane Turner Encaustic Wax Works are Insanely Intricate Depictions
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Retro Geometric Surrealist Images
Retro Geometric Surrealist Images
Julien Pacaud Renders Space Savvy Vintage Collages
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Oblong Celebrity Depictions
Oblong Celebrity Depictions
Vincenzo Illustrates Some Chuckle-Inducing Images of Stars
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Surreal Evaporating Subjects
Surreal Evaporating Subjects
Michael Molloy Renders People Disintegrating into Thin Air
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Surreal Bug-Eyed Scenes
Surreal Bug-Eyed Scenes
Jose Luis Carranza Illustrates Chaotic Pieces with Odd Characters
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Lengthy-Limbed Female Renderings
Lengthy-Limbed Female Renderings
Lori Earley Illustrates Beautiful Women with Extra Long Necks
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Subconcious Surreal Sculptures (UPDATE)
Subconcious Surreal Sculptures (UPDATE)
The Nancy Fouts Creations Incite Personal Interpretations
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Magnificent Photo Fusions
Magnificent Photo Fusions
Ysabel LeMay Takes Art and Photography to New Heights
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Surreal Jungle Renderings
Surreal Jungle Renderings
These Vinicius Costa Images are Imaginative
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Decadent Icon Illustrations
Decadent Icon Illustrations
The Giuseppe Veneziano Retrospective Portrays Fallen Idols
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15
Otherworldly Abstract Paintings
Otherworldly Abstract Paintings
The Observations of Light and Matter Exhibit Explores the Sciences
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Unnerving Mythology Prints
Unnerving Mythology Prints
Senor Salme Renders Historic Melding Pop Culture Illustrations
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Freaky Fish Female Paintings
Freaky Fish Female Paintings
Mishinsilo Illustrates Surreal Depictions with Aquatic Motifs
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12
Psychedelic Sci-Fi Luchadors
Psychedelic Sci-Fi Luchadors
James Jirat Patradoon Illustrates Some Dynamic and Surreal Wrestlers
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Chaotic Smeared Paint Portraits
Chaotic Smeared Paint Portraits
Vadi Tkachev Distills Beautiful Women Out of Anarchic Splatters
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Creepy Rainbow-Hued Children
Creepy Rainbow-Hued Children
These Hikari Shimoda Paintings are Vibrant and Unnerving
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Spooky Surrealist Illustrations
Spooky Surrealist Illustrations
Spunky Zoe Creates Unforgettable and Scary Artwork
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Psychedelic Dimension Paintings
Psychedelic Dimension Paintings
Jared Tharp Renders Trippy Images in Bizarre Worlds
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Grotesque Gothic Illustrations
Grotesque Gothic Illustrations
Michael Hussar Depicts Devilish and Surreal Carnival Workers
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Whimsically Colored Wildlife Art
Whimsically Colored Wildlife Art
Ola Liola Renders Animals with Rosy Hues & Floral Patterns
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Fierce Female Paintings
Fierce Female Paintings
Riikka Sornumen Illustrates Powerful Women in Surrealistic Scenarios
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4
Psychedelic Female Depictions
Psychedelic Female Depictions
Kathy Murysina Draws Trippy and Endlessly Fascinating Women
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Social Surrealist Illustrations
Social Surrealist Illustrations
Koren Shadmi Renders Technologically Critical Illustrations
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Surreal Digital Seductresses
Surreal Digital Seductresses
Isabel Arena Paints Females that Get Hearts Pumping
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Surreal Story Illustrations
Surreal Story Illustrations
Murat Turan's Paintings Encapsulate Whole Narratives
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