Artist uses layers of paint to 'fatten' skinny models
Using layers of oil paint, Istanbul-based artist Nur Gürel transforms skinny models featured in fashion magazines into plus-size works of art. The pictures in these publications, the Turkish painter explains, are just as "manipulated" as her creations. The only difference is that we take the Photoshopped images at face-value, while Nur's works are more visibly altered. Below are some painted reinterpretations from her ongoing Toy With Proportions series, which I discovered through Feature Shoot.