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Tjalf Sparnaay’s Hyper-Realistic Paintings to Dazzle your Visual Senses… and your Appetite

Dutch artist Tjalf Sparnaay takes your food or ordinary things such as marbles, dolls, soda can, etc., and morph them into huge visual artworks in stunningly hyper-realistic paintings. Take a look at the first featured image below, the over-easy egg. It’s insanely real… your appetite will go nuts!

As you scroll down, the rest of the paintings will dazzle your visual senses. Each piece is amazingly crafted — bursting with incredible details and sharp, vivid colors. Wow!



Tjalf Sparnaay-Fried-Egg_2014




Since 1987, he has been working on his imposing oeuvre, constantly seeking new images that have never been painted before. What he calls Megarealism is part of the contemporary global art movement of Hyperrealism, and Sparnaay is now considered one of the most important painters working in that style.

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All images courtesy of Tjalf Sparnaay, and are published with permission.

To see more of his work, please visit his:  Website  |  Facebook  |  Instagram



Tjalf Sparnaay-Cheeseburger_2012


Tjalf Sparnaay-De-Kreeft_2010


Tjalf Sparnaay-Kaviaar_2011


Tjalf Sparnaay-Very-Large-Salad-Bowl_2008


Tjalf Sparnaay-Draadjesvlees_2007


Tjalf Sparnaay-Petit-Four_2011


Tjalf Sparnaay-Pastry-with-Strawberry_2012


Tjalf Sparnaay-Donuts_2015


Tjalf Sparnaay-Kiezen-voor-Knikkers_2012


Tjalf Sparnaay-FlowerPower_2013





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