Korean Artist Gives New Life To Busts, Antique Paintings, And Photos By Turning Them Into Hyperrealistic Portraits (9 Pics)

The works of South Korean hyperrealist painter Joongwon Jeong, a freelance illustrator who studied Design and Visual Communication at Hongik University of Art & Design in Seoul, can easily impress anyone. We have already shown some of the artist’s work two years ago and today we return with more. This time, Joongwon Jeong breathes new life into antique paintings and famous busts by giving them an acrylic paint makeover. Being his favorite type of paint, acrylic on canvas according to Jeong is very versatile as it allows to emulate both the viscous texture of the oil and soft splash of watercolors.With solo and group exhibitions in Seoul, Jeong is also quite popular on the internet, especially on his Facebook page …