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Frighteningly Realistic Amphibians

Artist Keng Lye Creates These Lifelike Animals from Resin

— April 12, 2013 — Art & Design
These incredibly lifelike animal photographs by artist Keng Ly don't actually show living, breathing animals. Nope, these incredible images are actually intricate works of art created by the Singapore artist from resin and paint.

I'm sure you're not the only one's who's been fooled by these 3D artworks. The artist creates her unique creations by filling small bowls and large buckets with layer upon layer of acrylic paints and resin. The result is a shockingly realistic depiction of various strains of aquatic wildlife from goldfish, to turtles and octopus.

The artist took her incredibly detailed work to another level, by creating some animals that protruded through the surface of the water. She explained: "The whole idea here was to give the art work an even more 3D effect therefore you can have a better view from any angle. I think there are still many other techniques to explore."
Trend Themes
1. 3D Resin Art - There is an opportunity for artists to utilize resin and paint to create lifelike 3D depictions of animals and other forms of art.
2. Immersive Art - Artists can create immersive experiences by using techniques like protruding elements and layering to create lifelike depictions of animals and other subject matter.
3. Hyperrealism - The trend towards hyperrealism in art can lead to more artists exploring techniques like resin and layering to create lifelike depictions of animals and other subjects.
Industry Implications
1. Art - Artists can use these techniques to create unique and immersive art installations and sculptures.
2. Entertainment - Theme parks, museums, and other entertainment venues can use lifelike 3D depictions of animals created with resin and paint to enhance immersive experiences for visitors.
3. Product Design - Product designers can use resin and layering techniques to create hyperrealistic prototypes and models for various industries.
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