Marcos Beccari doesn't shy away from a challenge. Instead, he runs toward it. And that's why the Brazilian artist has gotten so good.

Currently, Beccari works as an adjunct professor at the Federal University of Paraná, giving lectures on design and graphic design. In his spare time, he also does watercolor paintings.

If you were to scroll through his portfolio, you'd see that Beccari focuses a lot on water. So much so, that in some of his works, it becomes the central subject, pushing people into the background. That is because the artist thought portraying water was his weakness and wanted to eradicate it. I think we can safely say that he succeeded and now it has become his strength.

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Rebecca
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7 months ago

Wow - it looks so real!

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"I believe that watercolor is the most challenging technique of all," Beccari explained to Bored Panda about why he has chosen this medium. "It is rebellious, you cannot control it totally. In addition, it requires a lot of self-discipline, [and cultivating it through art] helps me indirectly in other aspects of my life as well."

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nevaeh ann hoffman
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7 months ago

thats cute

Although the humble Brazilian hasn't had any artistic academic training, he has been taking various painting courses since he was a kid. That being said, he still considers water the most difficult thing to paint. "I focus [my work] on water for the sake of overcoming [my artistic shortcoming]. On the other hand, it is also a way of reminding myself that you cannot control most things. I think that water represents this; we have to deal with it instead of trying to master it. 'Let the water be your guide,' Bruce Lee said."

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David K
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7 months ago

This requires some insane skills in my view.

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If you want to acquire Beccari's paintings, I've got bad news. He doesn't sell them. "My only source of income is teaching," he explained, clarifying that his artistic efforts are his vacation. His escape. "Also, in the context of the global pandemic, my teaching has intensified a lot, and I haven't been able to get more time to paint. I hope to get back to painting soon."

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Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
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7 months ago

Lovely- all of these images make me feel so serene and remind me of visiting the seaside when I was younger.

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Denki/Shinkami
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7 months ago

at first when i scrolled past this her foot looked like a camel for some reason

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Loki’s Lil Butter Knife
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7 months ago

What I would wish to escape into this drawing and be able to swim in the ocean right now- so freeing!

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Among Us
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7 months ago

For some reason this picture activated my thalassophobia...

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Aeon Flux
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7 months ago

I love how the style seems to move effortlessly from contemporary to classical.

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A Dumbo Octopus
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7 months ago

HE EVEN DID THE SURFACE TENSION PERFECTLY!

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martin Phiri
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7 months ago

wow

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Hannah Burbridge
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7 months ago

Whoa. These should be at the top!

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Audrey Cohen
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7 months ago

I love this one

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Aeon Flux
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7 months ago

Nice perspective.

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Annemarie Mattheyse
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7 months ago

Foreshortening is HARD! Amazing work.

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Hannah Burbridge
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7 months ago

The facial expression is the definition of serene.

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Amelia
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7 months ago

These look insanely real!

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Eric Mahady
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7 months ago

I thought I had it wired. 57-Vintage...0abb4f.jpg 57-Vintage-Shot-5fa05a70abb4f.jpg

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