20 Realistic and Lifelike CG Portraits


20 Realistic and Lifelike CG Portraits
Special Guest Post by Eric from Presidia Creative and Creative Fan
One of the largest advances in the field of computer graphics has been the improvement in the tools and abilities for artists to create lifelike and realistic images, thanks to advanced rendering and lighting models available in modern renderers.  With the advance in technology, there’s been stunning advances in the artworks as well.  This post showcases 30 realistic and lifelike computer-generated portraits that have been created by talented artists around the world.

Chris by redragon

Missing You by redragon

AMAYA by RainfeatherPearl

Superman by JPRart

Temptress by Lyndseyh

Old Guy by m3maqs

Gravitas by Rahll

A Woman’s Worth by RainfeatherPearl

Portrait of the Demonguard by kolakis

Bruce Campbell by JPRart

Grassy by sarsa

Harlequin by Alimac

Thirsty by chexm1x

Pink by yukitan

Grandma by beleleu

Sapphire by kolakis

The Gray Lady by KaanaMoonshadow

Patrick Star by BrushCommander

Mask by veprikov

Bobby, the little octopus by weilynn

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  1. Hermitbiker May 28, 2010 at 10:30 pm

    …. these are really amazing life-like cg portraits…. wow, Missing You by RedDragon is very awesome…. but I am a “lover” of redheaded women !! A great guest post by Brukhar aka. Eric of Presidia Creative fame !!

  2. Weng May 28, 2010 at 10:44 pm

    Wow..amazing. The first picture was so real. Is it real? Like a photograph? Totally amazing.

    1. Ayaz Malik May 28, 2010 at 11:17 pm

      thx :) . nop its digital painting not real 😀

  3. miguel martin May 29, 2010 at 7:18 am

    muy bien

  4. Aisha May 29, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    For sharing thank you very much good very beautiful work.
    .-= Aisha´s last blog ..Extraordinary Vector Illustrations By Cristiano Siqueira, AKA Crisvector =-.

  5. Aisha May 30, 2010 at 1:46 am

    Great round-up, nice job. I’ve seen or used a bunch of ‘em before, but you’ve definitely found some new gems. Thanks!
    .-= Aisha´s last blog ..Extraordinary Vector Illustrations By Cristiano Siqueira, AKA Crisvector =-.

  6. Bimal Roy May 31, 2010 at 2:15 am

    Nice one friend. They are really realistic.
    .-= Bimal Roy´s last blog ..How to Search Files on iPad =-.

  7. scott July 12, 2010 at 4:50 pm

    the top one is NOT CG!
    its been digitally PAINTED.
    there is no 3d modeling or rendering involved.

  8. Jaydee July 22, 2010 at 7:16 am

    like your lady elf…
    details is all there.


  9. SomeoneSomewhere April 19, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    Woah. Chris by redragon was awesome. The realistic patrick is good, but kind of scary .3.

  10. elena July 12, 2011 at 7:42 pm

    very nice. i thought the patrick one was real creepy! haha… been trying my hand in CG art for quite a while now, still learning though. been getting help from a bunch of online experts to help me out… so far so good!

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