Dafen Oil Painting Village, Shenzhen

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Come and see the artists at work at Dafen Oil Painting Village, a settlement of painters and other creative types, particularly well known for their ability to copy masterpieces stroke by stroke. Strolling around the town, you'll find many shop/studio hybrids, where paintings pile around as the artist busily works. Have your likeness painted in the style of Van Gogh, Lempicka, Hockney, or Rembrandt, or choose from the vast range of replicas on sale. The town also offers a good selection of art supplies, if you're looking. Plan to visit Dafen Oil Painting Village during your Shenzhen vacation using our convenient Shenzhen holiday maker tool .
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  • I have visited here with tourists, and also as an art buyer. There are many different styles and mediums of art here, not just oil paintings. If looking to buy several pieces, try to use just one shop...  more »
  • This losing these small streets are very nice you can see a lot of artist paint a great picture
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  • A fascinating place where thousands of paintings are sometimes stacked waist high for buyers to purchase. It is the worlds painting assembly line. A few blocks over are dozens of framing storefronts a...  more »
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  • Interesting place to go and walk around even for someone who's not particularly interested in art, like me. I was kicking myself that I hadn't been more organised and sorted out a family photo to get turned into a painting as it would have made a nice gift and this is apparently a great place to get high quality and affordable work. Beside the village there's also an art museum and some nice local restaurants and cafes.
  • A Place for all your art supplies needs especially oil painting if visiting South China and Shenzhen area, Oil paintings are done in mass production scale here, give them a photo and they can paint it for you at throw away prices, great place to buy paintings of varied these at Chinese cost!
  • It's amazing. You can see so many amazing skills displayed. Have a photo made into a painting, or buy a finished painting for a great price. Some framed paintings available too.
  • You can buy many paintings. I took some photos and they then turned them into paintings. Pretty cool.
  • A unique experience! Beautiful paintings that rival galleries in more famous locations. Prices are reasonable (cheap, actually), and the selection is vast. I will definitely be back!

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