For the next 365 days I will take a picture of myself. Each day/picture will have a part of my body in it. I am looking forward to this challenge and being able to see myself and body in a new light. I am hoping for grow as an artist and a person.

I paint self-portraits because I am the person I know best. -Frida Kahlo

Please Enjoy...

Friday, February 4, 2011

46: Friday challenge


Friday challenge: Imitation of Great art...The Girl with the Pearl Earring


  1. I'm so impressed by this reproduction! Incredible!

  2. Wow, this photo is wonderful! Where did the inspiration come from?

  3. Thank you! I am looking forward to stretching myself further with this challenge each week!

    The inspiration for this one is The Girl with the Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer, Meg. Each week I am going to do an imitation of great art :)

  4. wow. Wow. WOW!

    What a way to begin this challenge. Have I mentioned lately just how thrilled I am to be following your project?!

    Way to go, Heather. Absolutely fantastic.

  5. nice! how did you light it? did you need much post processing? (interested in the technical details of the glow....)

  6. This is amazing, Heather. Just like you! You have captured the light and painterly qualities perfectly. I am blown away.

    Loved visiting tonight. You always make my heart smile.

  7. Really gorgeous and such a painterly effect. Are those playsilks on your head? :o)

  8. <3 Thank you all so much! I am so very happy that you all enjoy this as much as I enjoyed making it!

    Grow, I just used what I had around the house for the lighting. I stood in the darkened hallway and used the diffused light from the bathroom to light myself. As far as post processing, I used a little photoshop to give it the painted effect. :)

    Madonna, ditto to you my sweet friend!

    Jess, the blue piece of my head wrap is a silk belly dance veil I had dyed last year (and just happened to be the perfect color) and the brown part is a skirt haha.

  9. Hello; I'm a good friend of Misha's and she sent me over. I am blown away by the level of creativity and commitment to self. Bravo and all the best. You are an inspiration!

    Warm Regards,

  10. Hello Rick! Thank you so much for your kind works and welcome to my project.