Sunday, July 31, 2011

Friday, July 29, 2011

Juno Receiving the Head of Argos by Jacopo Amigoni (1730-32)

The guy handing Juno the head of Argos is Mercury.

And my response, an issue that boys the world over would have kept hidden under their mattresses.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Battle of Alexander at Issus, by Albrecht Altdorfer (and my response)

Albrecht didn't skimp on detail.
(that's Alexander the Great in the chariot on the left)
and my response- 

This was more work than you would imagine. Or maybe I should say, it was my work than I had imagined. Ha!

Monday, July 25, 2011

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Alessandro Algardi's marble bust of Cardinal Paolo Emilio Zacchia

Algardi was one of the biggies in the sculpture world during the 17th century. 
He sculpted the Cardinal here somewhere around 1625.

I've responded by taking a closer look at it-

The next response has a soundtrack, and features this one.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Response #2- Josef Albers

Here's the image I'm working with today. He did quite a few of this sort of thing.  I'm not posting his work because it's recent, copyright, etc.

Edit- A video about his work-

And my response-

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Post #1 - The Nubian Giraffe

Original painting by Jacques Laurent Agasse -  1827

I'm no good at Photoshop, but I don't let that stop me.  
Made with Photoshop and the Imovie application on our Mac.