I've signed up for Sharon B's 'Take it Further' Challenge. Each month there will be 2 options: a key option or colour scheme or a design element.
"The key concept for January is a feeling we have all had, the feeling of admiration for another. Ask yourself who do you look up to and admire? Why? What is it you admire about them?"
and the colour option is:
I was immediately drawn to the colour option as I admire a lot of people and couldn't narrow it down to just one person. Over Christmas I watched the film 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'
and after some thought I think I know what to do. I admire the way painters centuries ago could with many layers of paint reproduce fabric in their paintings so well that you could almost feel the silkiness of the satin. I'm going to try in acrylics (faster drying than oils) my version of a painting of fabric. It may not come to anything but I'll give it a try.
Lynda has posted her version of an Andy Worhol painting done in Photoshop. A few years ago I did a class on Digital Imaging and one of the exercises was Posterizing a black and white photograph. So I found a picture of Vermeer's ' Girl with a Pearl Earring' and using the colour option I came up with this.
Saturday-morning routine and Friday-night interlude - It's a grey day in London town, as I sit with my "free" waitrose coffee, watching traffic on this dull, dull stretch of the Finchley Road. Perhaps these ot...
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