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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  • DaFen Oil Painting Village Take Metro to DaFen The walk to Dafen Oil Painting Village is about 5minutes. Many shops big and small selling paintings. Many are copies of famous works though there are so...  more »
  • Was told the fake painting village is. Interpreters in the story are most often shipped to Europe (hotels). Again, each alley. The store specializes in oil painting, Chinese painting, picture frames, etc.? You can produce in the order. A little away from the city centre our will.
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  • You have to walk a distance from subway to reach this place. You can see artist painting sceneries from either a picture or handphone. There is a nice teahouse with lots of handmade pottery on display...  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.
  • 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.
  • Artistic village for art lovers. You'll enjoyed not only on art & crafts as well as its building and environment.
  • 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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