Distorted reflections in Rosenquist's mirrored mylar at the ARoS Modern Art Museum in Aarhus, Denmark

Rosenquist’s Mylar Mirrors at the ARoS Modern Art Museum, Denmark

Fun with distorted reflections in Rosenquist’s mirrored mylar at the ARoS Modern Art Museum in Aarhus, Denmark. The lads aren’t quite sure what to make of Rosenquist’s art.“Hey guys, it’s interactive, get with it!”Al tried and created this interesting piece … Continue reading Rosenquist’s Mylar Mirrors at the ARoS Modern Art Museum, Denmark

aerial of music from the north countries

A Collage of Nordic Music Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe

When I was looking up Georgia O’Keeffe in Wikipedia I found this painting called Blue and Green Music that she painted sometime in-between 1919 and 1921. from Wikipedia: Painted in her New York years upon the idea that music could be translated … Continue reading A Collage of Nordic Music Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe

Aviles Centro Niemeyer Art Gallery Exhibit of Cruz-Diez

Cruz-Diez’s Kinetic Colours at Centro Niemeyer in Aviles, Spain

A Venezuelan artist born in 1923, Carlos Cruz-Diez became involved with the ‘Op Art’ movement of the 60s, moving on to ‘kinetic’ installations of Op Art in the 70s. The ‘Op Art’ Movement, for those of you who weren’t around in the … Continue reading Cruz-Diez’s Kinetic Colours at Centro Niemeyer in Aviles, Spain

The Purple Smoke Tree in Monet's Garden

Examining a Purple Smoke Tree in Monet’s Garden From All Angles

Because I’m a bit obsessive about purple smoke trees I managed to photograph this one in Monet’s Garden from all sorts of angles, making it a perfect choice for this challenge. What I learned, after sorting through the photos, is that on a … Continue reading Examining a Purple Smoke Tree in Monet’s Garden From All Angles

One Four Challenge, August Week 1: Monet’s Waterlilies

This month means more Monet! For this review month I thought I try finishing off some of the last three month’s experiments, starting with a Monet’s waterlily… The water even looks impressionistic in my original photo of a waterlily in Monet’s garden pond.  Painting the waterlily in Psykopaint. The finished painting. Never one to leave well enough alone, I also had to run the painting through Pixlromatic. Then I thought I should run it through a couple of different watercolour apps such as Sketch Guru… Or Waterlogue… May as well go for the old French postcard look as well. I have a whole bunch more ‘Monet’ options … Continue reading One Four Challenge, August Week 1: Monet’s Waterlilies

Etretat painted with Psykopaint and edited in Stackables

One Four Challenge July Week 3: Etretat on the Alabaster Coast

My attempts to duplicate Monet’s colours on the computer were a disaster! 1. Most of the standard techniques for changing colours in Photoshop (Colour Balance, Hue/Saturation, Photo Filter) merely added an unattractive colour cast to the ‘painting’. 2. Using ‘Replace … Continue reading One Four Challenge July Week 3: Etretat on the Alabaster Coast