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Alyssa Monks, Photo in Painting

Updated on May 8, 2011

I like painting very much. But,with my activity in teaching, I don't have much time to paint again. I have experience in egg painting and canvas paint. Unfortunately all my paint was sold. Just my friends and relative who bought my paint. I don't have a file to post in this hub. Painting is the art which the process using a color pigment and paper, canvas or a wall as a media. Don't forget with brushes and palettes. There are many painting streams. Like Surrealism, Cubism, Expressionism, Impressionism, Naturalism, Realism, or abstract. I appreciate all the painting streams.

I present this hub because as my appreciation in paintings.This painting is similar with photo. All these painting was painted by a woman namely Alyssa Monks. This painting so amazing because almost similar with the original photo, and maybe you all will never believe this

Wet But Real

Alyssa Monks Little Biography

I think she is expert in realism. She is as a instructor at the Montclair State University and teaches flesh painting at The New York of Academy of Art. She had studied with many famous painter like Vincent Desiderio, Jenny Saville, Wade Schuman and other painter. This is little biography about her.

Alyssa Monks in her Exhibition
Alyssa Monks in her Exhibition

Another side of Painting

There are many benefit behind "painting", Painting have healing effect, like:

  • Bring love, peace and warmth in the family.
  • Improving the quality of life.
  • Improving the relationship between family members
  • Increased spirituality.
  • Adding a fortune.
  • Restoring the spirit and willingness to work hard
  • Increased creativity.
  • Adding intelligence and willingness children studying.
  • "Color" give spirit in life.

It looks simple only a picture. If we could maximize the function of painting, I think this life will comfortable.

It looks Real

Another painting of Alyssa Monks

What do you think about this hub? If you interesting and you want to appreciate this hub, please comment.


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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, KenWu for coming and share your comment about Alyssa's painting. But, I hope you enjoy all pictures here. Cheers, Prasetio

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      KenWu 5 years ago from Malaysia

      The lady is a genius. I thought you are writing some 'scam' over here on hubpages. Her paintings would surely make her a multi millionaire. Who doesn't appreciate such talent? I would even I not a painting enthusiast.

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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Dear friend, ishwaryaa22. Thanks for gave your attention to Alyssa's painting. She's very talented and I am glad you enjoy it. Take care!

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      Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 5 years ago from Chennai, India

      Wow! These paintings indeed looked like photos thanks to the unique talent of Alyssa Monks! This painting gallery looked so amazing! No wonder Alyssa Monks got noticed because of her incredible artistic skills of creating photo-like painting-pictures! Well-done!

      Thanks for SHARING. Awesome & Interesting. Voted up

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      Santosh Upale 5 years ago

      What a painting. it a very beautiful.

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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Your welcome, Taleb80. Thanks for coming and share your comment. Take care :-)

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      Taleb AlDris 5 years ago

      It is a very beautiful Hub.


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      prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, Tiffany for your correction. I really appreciate your coming and your comment very valuable for the future. Cheers..... ~prasetio

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      Tiffany. 6 years ago

      just to note the painting of the women poring milk is not done by Alyssa Monks But by an artist named Diego Gravinese.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, charlie. I hope this hub give you a new information about the greatest photo painting. Nice to see you here. ~prasetio

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      charlie35 7 years ago

      amazin...just amazin!!!

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks loni99. Good question from you. Based her talent in painting, she want to share the beautiful of photo through painting. I thought not all people can make such of this thing. Photo camera still has it function as a tools to take a picture.In painting stream we can called this naturalism. Good to see you here. Thank you for giving attention to this hub.

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      loni99 7 years ago

      if she paints like photo camera, then what are the photo cameras for?

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks, Healing Touch for give much attention to this hub. I saw that you also love painting. Good news from you. See you again.


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      Laura Arne 7 years ago from Minnetonka, MN

      I am very impressed. The artist really captures the reality of the water. Thanks.

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks theherbivorehippi for share your thought here.

      I think you are art lovers and all of us think that this is a photo, but actually this a painting. That's why I post about Allysa.

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      theherbivorehippi 7 years ago from Holly, MI

      I cannot believe these are paintings and now photos! This is an exceptionally gifted artist for sure!

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks magdielqr for comment. I am glad you like this hub.

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      magdielqr 8 years ago

      The paintings are very much like photos. Impressive, are very realistic

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks A.M Gwyn. I hope you enjoy this hub.

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      A.M. Gwynn 8 years ago

      Amazing work! I love them very much.

      Thank you for showing them here.

      I will have to find out more about Alyssa Monks. Thanks!

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks for all comment and big appreciation Alyssa's painting. sorry for late to reply all comment. there is a trouble in my internet connection. I think It didn't need "art expert" to appreciate about his work. It really beautiful. And I think we all have the same perception.Thanks again for support this hub. and nice to meet you all again in this beautiful site.....Hubpages

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      mizink 8 years ago from Missouri

      Wow! Very real. No no no jiberish, yours just as beautiful, just different. Don't be ashamed!

      prasetio30 good exhibition for Alyssa Monks...these are alive!

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      ladyeagle_cdc 8 years ago from San Juan City, Philippines

      Hey there! These ain't look like paintings to me. I guess Alyssa Monks is exceptional in this aspect. BLESSINGS Prasetio30.

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 8 years ago


      These are incredible paintings! Alyssa Monks is truly a gifted artist. Wonderfully beautiful! Thank you for sharing.


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      GPAGE 8 years ago from California

      These are amazing paintings! Thanx for introducing me to an artist I never knew about. Best, GPAGE

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      Isabellas 8 years ago from Ohio

      Very good paintings! I thought they were pictures they are that well done!

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      jiberish 8 years ago from florida

      These cannot be paintings, they are beautiful, makes me ashamed to show my stuff. Amazing, as your Hubs. thanks again.

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      Veronica Allen 8 years ago from Georgia

      Wow, It really looks as if you are viewing photographs rather than paintings. Nice Job!

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      judydianne 8 years ago from Palm Harbor, FL

      Amazing work! I would like to see some of your work, prasetio. Maybe you could paint something for Hubbers to see!

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      Waren E 8 years ago from HAS LEFT THE BUILDING............

      The paintings are nice and they look so real,you should start painting again prasetio30,your hub was a great pleasure to behold as always,thanks! =)

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      lyricsingray 8 years ago

      Wow ditto-just can't even believe it's possible - what talent. Thanks! Kimberly

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      Hello, hello, 8 years ago from London, UK

      I am not an expert but these paintings are so real like high quality photos. Thank you for showing them.

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      Pete Maida 8 years ago

      That is fantastic artwork! I've never seen paintings that looked so real. Good stuff.

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      dohn121 8 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

      This is quite a phenomenon. Alyssa is on a completely different level in comparison with the rest of the artists in the world. Thank you for sharing.

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      Mardi 8 years ago from Western Canada and Texas

      I can't believe these are paintings they are so detailed and realistic. Thanks very much for this look at an artist I didn't know about prasetio30!

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Peggy for appreciation this hub and those beautiful painting.

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      Peggy Woods 8 years ago from Houston, Texas

      She is an amazing realist artist. I am impressed! Thanks for sharing her work with us.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks SimeyC for comment.

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      Simon Cook 8 years ago from NJ, USA

      Wow - they really do look like photos! Very realistic paintings!