What is a 3D painting ?

The work of a Johann Perathoner follows a long process in 10 steps, here are some explanations allowing you to understand how a work is made from A to Z.

All the works are unique pieces made entirely by hand. He realizes very few works to keep an important value and an impressive result

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First locates, Johann Perathoner and documents the city he wants to create, he realizes after videos with his drone to find the best possible view
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First locates, Johann Perathoner and documents the city he wants to create, he realizes after videos with his drone to find the best possible view
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The artist then uses watercolor markers to color all the drawing
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Then come the stage of color correction in Photoshop and printing on high quality paper that does not deteriorate over time
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All the buildings are then cut out like a huge puzzle, specific materials (ceramic tile / mirror, gold leaf) are used on each building
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To respect the perspective and give a specatular aspect, the painting is divided into several layers glued together
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Hundreds of swarovski crystals and rhinestones are stuck on all the windows of the buildings
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Areas are glittery / then use the glitter pen on each building and give a very bright appearance
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The sky is entirely made in acrylic with gradients / On certain buildings, as the Chrysler in NYC is decorated with a gold square on its structure
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For the table / city sculpture "view from above", each part is modeled in 3D on software / 3D printed and painted by hand
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And finally, the framer creates a custom American box to put the painting inside
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