This Philosopher Paints Watercolor Paintings That Look Like Photographs

“Let the water be your guide” this is how philosopher and painter Marcos Beccari greets those who come across his Instagram page. The artist currently works as Adjunct Professor at the Federal University of Parana, where he completed his studies. According to his experience, watercolor is the most challenging technique of all.

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Domingo, #aquarela #watercolor.

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“It is rebellious; you cannot control it totally. In addition, it requires a lot of self-discipline, [and cultivating it through art] helps me indirectly in other aspects of my life as well,” the 33-year-old Sao Paulo based Beccari explained for Bored Panda.

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Domingo, #aquarela #watercolor.

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Scrolling through his Instagram profile, you will enjoy watching portraits of people from all around the world.

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“The pictures which most often inspire me are from movies, which usually give me ideas for a drawing and motivate the painting process,” he explained. However, if you look closely, there is one thing that plays a huge role in his artwork. Water. More precisely the human figure submerged in water. “Simply because it is a beautiful situation”.

To see some of his creations, check out the gallery below.

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Terça-feira, #aquarela #watercolor.

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