#31DC2013 Day 27: Art is interpretation?

27 Sep

As a Dutchie I should really have gone for the Dutch masters. Really. But no. I thought it would be fun to do Monet, water lilies. Really. But no. My water lilies looked more like a 4 year old’s interpretation of what it would look like if Monet did an aquarium piece. Really.
And I thought I had taken pictures before I “washed” them away. Ok. Enough disappointment.
When I was in high school, there was a poster in my French classroom of the bronze statue of a ballerina by Degas. If you’re not familiar with it: it’s got a real fabric tutu. To me, it was the best piece ever. So I took an interest in Degas. Turns out the majority of his work are either ballerinas or naked women taking baths. Let’s go for a ballerina 🙂

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based on:

Yellow-Ballerina---Degas

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8 Responses to “#31DC2013 Day 27: Art is interpretation?”

  1. gelicnailart September 27, 2013 at 20:19 #

    This was great, great choice, especially since the alternative would have been naked ladies, wonder what people would say if they’d see there would be naked persons on the nails! Quite a chocker! 😀 haha

  2. grandijoosje September 27, 2013 at 20:25 #

    lol that would’ve raised quite a few eyebrows I’m sure haha!

  3. The Polish Influenza September 28, 2013 at 00:05 #

    SO REALISTIC the design is gorgeous and I’m in awe. And thanks for picking the clothed woman xD

    • grandijoosje September 28, 2013 at 07:44 #

      Thanks!! 😀 it’s definitely a good thing Degas also had a thing for ballerina’s 😉

  4. Nail Polish Society September 29, 2013 at 04:30 #

    I love Degas. This looks so cool!

  5. grandijoosje October 2, 2013 at 05:01 #

    OMG Can’t believe my Degas nails are in there! Thank you so much, I really appreciate it. And yes, it really is handpainted ;). Maybe I’ll do a step-by-step at some point 🙂

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