Paul Cadden was born Glasgow, Scotland in 1964 and completed a BFA degree in Animation and Illustration at James Watt College in 2003, preceded by a four-year course in print design and illustration at Glasgow College of Building and Printing. His work is inspired by a fascination with the media, the way it manipulates audiences by favoring arguments in line with its own interests, and suppresses other points of view or simply diverts attention from them, resulting in to alienation and a prevailing cynicism among perceptive viewers. Cadden defines art [...]
"The motivation behind painting photorealism is the same as any other art form....to create art. I am a photorealist and I can say that my motivation is not to paint something like a photo...it is to "
"I get'it, it's greatness! And I like! Thanks"
"mym - it's not photorealism, it's "Hyper-realism" - in the artist's words. I appreciate the technical skill -"
"I do like that hand reaching for the teapot. Would love to see more "film stills"...first 'photo realism I have been attracted to..' Delicious."