Trudie Callan

Photo-a-Week Challenge

Week 37 – 20. Interpretation of Art

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I took this photo a long time ago and although it is not good technically I liked it and have hung on to it. I was struggling to decide what to do this week and I remembered it. I am very found of Van Gogh’s work and this reminded me of his sunflowers. I used the same technique as the single colour on Black and White to paint in the present background and to cover the original background. It was a very painstaking exercise and my painting needs more practice but I enjoyed it. I would have liked to    have done a textured background but that is for another time.

Week 37 - 20. Interpretation of Art

There is a selection of Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ at http://www.wikiart.org.

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9 thoughts on “Week 37 – 20. Interpretation of Art

  1. You did a great job. It is a tough process for sure.

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  2. Well done … Great job … I haven’t done textured backgrounds yet …they look fun too.

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  3. I need to plan time to experiment. There is so much to learn and try.

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  4. Excellent job — thanks for sharing!

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  5. Learning new techniques is so much fun. Keep up the good work.

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  6. Your hard work paid off! Very nice.

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  7. Its good that you are practicing the techniques which will make them easier for you as you go. Keep on learning and growing.

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