Spanish artist Eloy Morales paints incredible hyper realistic self portraits that are convincing you could almost swear that these pictures were a series of abstract selfies. They might look like photographs of an artist who has covered himself in paint, but each one of them is a meticulously painted image of himself which not only shows off his technical ability but his deep connection with the way in which he depicts his subjects, whether thats himself or others.
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Estonia-based artist Heikki Leis makes us see the common ritual we all experience every morning in a whole new light. Called Everyday Reflections, the series consists of 60x60 cm portraits of local Estonians doing everything from washing their face and brushing their teeth to applying a little color to their face.