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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. By using our Shenzhen itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Dafen Oil Painting Village and other attractions in Shenzhen.
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  • I live 5 months of the year close by the painting village and it is a good visit just to look at what is on offer or for the professionals to buy equipment or painting. 
  • The artists are amazing at painting! It is fun to see the pictures being painted and the stores and collections. 
  • Dafen Oil Painting Village was a great surprise. We (4 thirty something year olds) set out to 'have a look' and burn up a few hours on a Sunday. It was the most enjoyable part of Shenzhen to explore. ...  more »