Covid-19 has shutdown the world, cut physical connections to the people that we love and care about. Depression was looming around my corner but my spirit was re-energized by this fun internet challenge from the Getty Museum. Inspired by my social media followers’ comments, I decided to make it into a series to bring a little bit of happiness and fun at your corner as well.
A Lady of The Court with Dog by Lavinia Fontana
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Winter by Alphonse Mucha
Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene by Simeon Solomons
My husband, being the Greek and Roman period enthusiast that he is, told me, “This isn’t how you tie the Greek robes.“
And I was like, “We’re not doing this for period accuracy. This will do.“
Self Portrait by Artemisia Gentileschi
Lady with a Lute by Angelica Kauffmann
Matching the clothes and lighting to the painting is always a tough challenge but nonetheless a fun one. I don’t own a lot of costumes, it just needs a little bit of thinking out of the box to make it look similar to the old painting but still relevant to the current events.
A skirt becomes a dress, a curtain becomes a shawl, a pile of laundry becomes a Gypsy outfit, a broom replaces a musical instrument, toilet paper collars, and so on.