Monday, September 19, 2011

Mona Lisa...valentina's style ;)

A couple of weeks ago, I got an invitation to participate in a group gallery show. The them of the show as an Ode to the Mona Lisa. Each artist had to paint their own interpretation of the Mona Lisa. I found the challenge really interesting and I was wondering how I was going to paint the Mona Lisa's face! Really scary business ;)
I'm not a fine artist at all. I consider myself a graphic artist and portraits are not my strong point. But I had to give it a try, right?
I decided to paint a Mon Lisa using Art Nouveau inspiration. I know portraits are not my "thing" but organic forms,intricate systems of lines, ornaments and details are my cup of tea ;)
Here is my "Hallelujah Mona Lisa" (Acrylic and ink on 12x12 canvas)
I really had fun working in this piece

Hallelujah Mona Lisa

Hallelujah Mona Lisa

Happy Monday!


Dalyce said...

I adore this piece. Good Job!

Giggles said... turned out wonderful!!
So pretty...

Hugs Giggles

Valerie Lorimer said...

It's fabulous, Valentina!

Lorrie said...

What can I say, I think you outdid yourself hun, this piece of work is absolutely fabulous. What a wonderful and original working of the Mona Lisa (personally for me, a dull painting, and I have seen it!). I think the detail, execution and choice of style are superb. Well done.


Khristian A. Howell said...

Gorgeous work Valentina!!

Jill said...

wow! super duper love it!