Italian-born artist Robert Bernardi’s talent for creating photorealistic pictures with oil and canvas is something that must be seen to be believed.

Translucent, reflective, glossy and liquid surfaces come to life in his paintings. It is near impossible for the casual observer to see the brush strokes and craft that went into creating his pictures. What’s amazing about Bernardi is his ability to elevate the mundane to the transcendental – or, in other words, his ability to make pictures of candy both compelling and poignant, recalling childhood nostalgia while simultaneously evoking the present through the immediacy of photorealism.

Be sure to check out his gallery on his website for more of his finely crafted, meticulously styled paintings.

 

[Roberto Bernardi]