Maëlle Valantin is a classically trained artist from of Mise à Niveau en Arts Appliqués in Lyon, France. She has developed her artistic skills through painting and applied arts. Her interest in acrylic painting and hyperrealism led to developing a recognizable style and approach to her portraits.
Her portraits can leave a disturbing, yet intimate sensation through its realism, that an artist can reproduce reality so perfectly that the spectator comes to wonder if it is a photograph or a painting. She particularly prefers to paint portraits since it allows for the transcription of expression through the subject as faithfully as possible. To be able to represent the characteristics of the person so that the painting is as similar as possible. For more information on her work and to commission your own custom portraiture from the artist complete the form above and we let the creative process begin.