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Lee Jung Woong Paints with Photographic Accuracy

 - Apr 3, 2012
References: odetoart & sweet-station
Lee Jung Woong combines energy and accuracy in this collection of paintings. Depicting an ink brush, these paintings draw influence from a variety of cultures and artistic styles. Working with such deftness and accuracy, Lee Jung Woong's artworks look as if they could be photographs, but closer inspection would reveal them to be authentic hand-painted pieces.

Using a limited color palette, Lee Jung Woong creates images that are aesthetically pure and intricately refined. Capturing both movement and stillness, these paintings allude to the act of creating art while being a work of art itself. The inky darkness of the oil gives the illustration a sense of recent accomplishment, retaining a sense of vitality and vigor. These illustrations are proof of a skilled artist, investing passion and vitality into his labor.