Art History Throwback

Illustration | 2016

The Art History Throwback is a self initiated project to help me practice and refine certain aspects of my own personal illustration style. For this project I choose old classical art pieces, anything from ancient to modern art and reinterpret them (or a selected detail) in my own style. The art pieces are chosen based on current mood, personal interest and taste. For each illustration I chose a limited colour palette (trying not to exceed 6 colours). The project is ongoing and new pieces are being added as they are created.

 

 

Original: Magdalene with the Smoking Flame by Georges de La Tour

 

Original: F Champenois Imprimeur Editeur by Alphonse Maria Mucha

 

Original: Lady With the Ermine by Leonardo DaVinci

 

Original: The Swing by Jean-Honoré Fragonard

 

Original: Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer

 

Original: Painting by Vladimir Dimitrov – The Master

 

Original: A fresco from Pompeii

 

Original: Tutankhamun’s throne art

 

Original: The Arnolfini Wedding By Jan Van Eyck

 

Original: Jane Avril by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Original: Ophelia by John Everett Millais

Original: Poppies by Claude Monet

 

To be continued…

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