Realistic food artists. Movies and tv shows tend to use real food when they can but there are a number of times when they need something fake. Tom martin 26 from rotherham south yorkshire uses acrylic paint to create the lifelike. We spoke with two fake food artists who specialize in making custom.
New zealand born uk based artist joel penkman combines her love of food and painting to create astoundingly realistic and delicious looking works of art. Realism has been prevalent in the arts at many periods and can be in large part a matter of technique and training and the avoidance of stylization. Pictures and sculptures created by hyperrealist artists will look no different from a high resolution image making it hard to believe that it is in fact just pencil art or an oil painting.
The artwork that looks good enough to eat. Mashable spoke with penkman to learn. The others use food in one part of their body of work in order to convey specific ideas.
Some of them are full time food artists. Some of their art will make you hungry and some of it will make you question yourself. Although sometimes art is meant to stress its detachment from the reality hyperrealism practically erases the line.
The self taught artist loves learning about the relationships people have with their food. Luigi benedicenti is an eminent photorealistic artist from italy who is known for his photo realistic food paintings. Peter anton creates mouth watering food replicas that are so realistic youll want to taste them.
This list covers both ways of using food and highlights five artists with distinctive but different approaches to food art.