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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  • Roaming around the narrow streets and alley ways of this village, you will encounter hundreds of Art Shops. The vast variety of topics, styles and techniques used by the artists is simply amazing. It ...  more »
  • As the name suggests, the paintings are often sold. Because when I was little I saw foreign tourists sightseeing in but not to visitors from the outside is so famous. Payment than cash is good WechatPay or Alipay.
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  • Hundreds of painters creating amazing art. Custom work done for a reasonable price. We had two old photos painted for about 900 RMB. You could send them a digital pic of yourself and let them do a por...  more »
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  • Really cool place for those who are into painting and art stuff. The village has a great art gallery, absolutely worth visiting, since it displays different exhibitions regularly. In the village, there are some nice shops for painters and of course the painters themselves, whose work is being done in front of you and you can spend hours observing the masterpieces of the world art being replicated. there is a nice shopping mall near the village with plenty of spots to eat. + the whole thing is very close to the metro station
  • 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.
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