Good Enough to Eat: Hyperrealistic Paintings of Food

While Netherlands-born, London-based artist Tjalf Sparnaay calls his style “mega-realism,” all we know is that looking at his oil paintings of food has us already craving some dinner. From capturing the texture of a roll of bread or a crinkled up can of soda to the glossy sheen of a plastic-wrapped lollipop or a bottle of ketchup, his incredibly-detailed work, thanks its subject matter, is both sensual and full of whimsy — like a less sugary version of Will Cotton. Click through for a slide show of some of our favorite items on the menu.


Image credit: Tjalf Sparnaay. [Spotted via Curated Mag]