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Art comes to Life

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Take a famous painting or print and do your best to recreate it in real life. Capture it in a photo and present the two in a blog post.

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Girl with the Pearl Necklace

Art has always been one of my first true loves.  So I thought it was only right that my first visual assignment was the Art Comes to Life category.  With this, I had to recreate a popular piece of art and make it my own in a modern way.  It …

Still, Life! : VisAssign


Take apples and make lemonade…

Visual Assignment #308: “Take a famous painting or print and do your best to recreate it in real life. Capture it in a photo and present the two in a blog post.”

Photographed with an iPhone.

The original is a still life by Picasso:

Most …

Art Comes to Life

This assignment was to take a famous painting or print and recreate it. I chose a print of Salvador Dali. Unfortunately, I don’t have an ocelot, so my dog had to stand in.

 

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Modern Mrs Me

The Original

 
This visual assignment is ‘Art Comes to Life.’  The assignment is to recreate a famous painting in a real-life photo, and represents three out of my 10 stars this week.
To try to capture the essence of the Mona Lisa, I did some research on what was…

Art Comes to Life

This is my masterpiece known as the Eric Lisa, modeled after the Mona Lisa.  When posing for this photo, I wanted to be sure that I had the nature in the back ground, the arms crossed, and most importantly, the half smile/smirk/facial expression/look thing.  I think I captured this element…

Resurrection of Frida

In honor of my idol, Frida Kahlo, I have decided that my first visual art assignment will be Art comes to life. for this assignment we had to “Take a famous painting or print and do your best to recreate it in real life. Capture it in a photo and…

Don’t Call Me a Hipster!

The goal of this assignment was to recreate a famous painting and give it a modern twist. Without any hesitation, I knew I was going to do this assignment on the infamous Frida Kahlo.
The Process:
I settled on Frida’s more famous self-portrait. It was clean, colorful, and spoke to…

Out, vile blog post! Where is thy luster now?

 
How do make a Minimalist even more minimal? By remaking a brick sculpture out of paper blocks.
This is supposed to be a joke, a little. Let’s say it’s 10-15% just a joke.
Here is a photo of the original, which I think is in the Tate?–>“Equivalent VIII”–Below are…

Freaks & Meat.

The Assignment
This is my first of my ds106 assignments for the next section of this course, “State of the Net.” I know it doesn’t start until Feb. 1, but I was excited to post this. I couldn’t just keep it sitting in my draft box waiting for Wednesday to…

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Don’t Call Me a Hipster!

The goal of this assignment was to recreate a famous painting and give it a modern twist. Without any hesitation, I knew I was going to do this assignment on the infamous Frida Kahlo.
The Process:
I settled on Frida’s more famous self-portrait. It was clean, colorful, and spoke to…