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Helnwein in the studio by gottfriedhelnwein Helnwein in the studio by gottfriedhelnwein
Helnwein working on "The Murmur of the Innocents", 2009

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:iconvanillasky93:
vanillasky93 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
Gottfried Helnwein, you are simply a master at your artwork. I love all your pictures, because they have a special meaning and sign. It shows another side of our life. 
At first I watched a documentary film about you and it's stunning.
Please keep it up your great work!  

Sorry for my bad english
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:icongottfriedhelnwein:
gottfriedhelnwein Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :-)
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:iconjohngiannis27:
johngiannis27 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Student Interface Designer
amazing !!
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:icongrahamwise:
Grahamwise Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing, I could sit here and watch you do that all day
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:iconjk-i-d:
JK-i-D Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
awesome, please could you give critique advice on my oil paintings it would be really useful
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:icondianregal:
dianregal Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
amazing :)
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:iconjostrartat:
jostrartat Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012   General Artist
I want to see pieces of detail of paintings like this. It's stunning to have skills like representing reality on canvas with patient and some pigments every one can use, without using them your way. It's vivid and frightening..to know what artists are cable of in the world today, where ideas seems more important then skills. Fast money more a proofed then patience in our rush-rush time. Why the rush? Mostly for the money..but for some others, like myself? A way of life? Even when we struggle against it? Pressure of the environment? Time is money? Money for what? It made me thinking for years.. painting like this is not for the money, not to proof yourself you can do better then others..even not to have fun or to feel happy when doing it. But be one whit yourself..escaping reality this way..reaching frontiers of autism, most likely. But stunning, vivid..living intense with creation, dreams, coordination from brain to pencil, brush or what so ever..timeless without profit. A real artist "being"..and not presuming to live like one.

Thanks for sharing: Great picture with the artist in front..without to be active..more absent, like a shadow of his own work.
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:iconshivannal:
SHIVANNAL Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Absolutely marvelous
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:iconwitchyartgirl:
witchyartgirl Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
hauntingly beautiful. Your talent amplifies your message. You are very gifted thank you for inspiring.
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:icondrmadison:
DrMadison Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a statement to the age of Digital art... and I like it.
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:iconprosperouscheat:
prosperouscheat Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012
The details in the eyes in your paintings are just amazing. Fantastic work.
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:iconserukian:
serukian Featured By Owner May 20, 2012
this is realy amazing .. it looks like a photo.. hope in future i will draw like you .. you are awesome
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:iconmiriel-coccinella:
Miriel-Coccinella Featured By Owner May 19, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
famous hyperrealistic painter...yea really good
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:iconevan3585:
evan3585 Featured By Owner May 3, 2012
Wow.This is crazy. So realistic. How long did this take?
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:iconhaharu:
Haharu Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is incredibly gorgeous, it's stunningly amazing. It seems so soft too, and yet, there is texture to her cheeks. I like how the eyes bring it all together.
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:icondclarkesmith:
DClarkeSmith Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Fan-bloody-tastic my friend I don't know how you do it
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:iconjeremyosborne:
JeremyOsborne Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Absolutely stunning!
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:iconjustcallmemike:
justcallmemike Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011   Traditional Artist
No freaking way !!!! I've never seen a photo that realisitc !!! WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW
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:iconcanveysue:
CanveySue Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
So haunting
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:iconsikoian:
Sikoian Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011  Professional General Artist
amazing work! Incredible skills :)
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:iconltripp50:
ltripp50 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I am awestruck trying to imagine that this is a painting! Absolutely marvellous! Your work is a wonderment to the eyes.
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:iconmatychan:
MatyChan Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
this is impressive wow
i would love to see one of your paintings in reality! are they showed somewhere?
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:icongottfriedhelnwein:
gottfriedhelnwein Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Yes, all around the world. Please see here for details [link]

Studio Helnwein
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:iconderwalzer:
DerWalzer Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011
I cant believe that is a painting! O_____O
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:iconprokiso:
prokiso Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
WOW!
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:iconbiggreenpepper:
biggreenpepper Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011
OMG..amazed,You look very cool.
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:iconfcovga:
fcovga Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
buenisimo
filete!!
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:iconfireala7:
fireala7 Featured By Owner May 20, 2011
hmm, there only one thing i would like to know. where did the girl come from?
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:iconartoftg:
ArtofTG Featured By Owner May 12, 2011  Student General Artist
how the **** do you do that!? teach me... :O
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:iconabglanz:
Abglanz Featured By Owner May 10, 2011
ich hab mir das bild jetzt schon mehrmals angeschaut und muss sagen es ist ein meisterwerk :) sehr realistisch geworden und besonders die wahl vom motiv find ich gut. wie lange braucht man ca. für sowas und wieviel jahre muss man üben um so weit zu kommen? würd das gerne mal mit meinem derzeitigen stand vergleichen^^
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:icongottfriedhelnwein:
gottfriedhelnwein Featured By Owner May 10, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you. :-)
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:iconmiyagi92:
Miyagi92 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
THIS IS CRAZY i was impessed by da vinchi but you really bring me creeps! Amaizing, all my hair is up now
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:icongottfriedhelnwein:
gottfriedhelnwein Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you. :)
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:iconmusaranyia00:
musaranyia00 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
its really amazing!!
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:iconn-rose5:
N-rose5 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful work!
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:iconandyruu:
Andyruu Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011
Amazing...
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:iconcerpienteazteca:
CerpienteAzteca Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2011
whats youre secret my good sir?...
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:icont00xicpanda:
T00xicpanda Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Absolutely incredible.Today i saw your paintings for the first time,and no artist have ever been so inspiring and encouraging that person tries to do something beyond their capabilities.You are truly one of a kind.
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:icongottfriedhelnwein:
gottfriedhelnwein Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconshadowspawned:
ShadowSpawned Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2011
This might seem arrogant but I assure you, it's not meant to mock you, just curious:
Why not just take a photo?

As it seems you only paint really realisticly, and a photo blow up is much less effort?
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:iconsecrets-of-paranoia:
Secrets-Of-Paranoia Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Which one is more impressive? :)
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:iconryuuji:
Ryuuji Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I think it's because the process of painting is rewarding in itself. You build up something out of a blank canvas, and you can watch with you own eyes as you manipulate it into its final form. It's just something I think a photo would not achieve alone [not to say that some photography isn't powerful...], it doesn't capture the journey and the hours it took to achieve. Ultimately it seems much more powerful because of the fact that it takes great skill to achieve a realistic look. C:
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:iconbrokenviolet:
BrokenViolet Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
and they are huuuuge!
man you are freaking awesome! :wow:
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:iconvulkanette:
Vulkanette Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2011
You are the best!
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:iconsameoldkid:
sameoldkid Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2011
unbelievable!! :worship:
haha your palette is a table ! :clap:
I really would like to see your paintings in person..
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:icongottfriedhelnwein:
gottfriedhelnwein Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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:iconshaunipul:
Shaunipul Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011
Amazing !!
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:iconreadyo:
readyo Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2011
Haunting and beautiful!
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:iconawilsont:
AWILSONT Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010
dude your the master! i love your paintings I did not know u were on this website
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:icongottfriedhelnwein:
gottfriedhelnwein Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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