OMG I thought he encased real goldfish in resin. He hand paints each fish layer by layer within the resin to get this effect. Riusuke Fukahori Paints Three-Dimensional Goldfish Embedded in Layers of Resin
Love these colors: "This remarkably lifelike octopus sculpture was created by Singapore-based artist Keng Lye. Lye made the sculpture from countless layers of resin, adding acrylic paint to each layer to slowly build the form of the octopus.
Illusion: Under the Unminding Sky is an art series by Gregory Thielker. He paints with oil on canvas, and his work displays technical difficulty in terms of mimicking rain drops on car windows. Artwork Gregory Thielker Link via Empty Kingdom.
Chuck Close an incredibly talented American artist who creates those huge photorealistic paintings. Here a is mind-blowing piece. It's called Fanny/Fingerpainting, a beautiful portrait of Close's wife’s late grandmother Fanny created with fingerprints!