This portrait of childactress Shirley Temple was one of my first classic Hollywood subjects I’ve made. It’s also inspired by the blurrie works of Gerhard Richter. But finished it was never a work that was close enough to me. After selling work that I’ve wrapped in plastic I’ve discovered that it had always an interesting look. There was always a nice realistic touch left, but mostly to much lost of the original paintingskin. So I went to the vitragestore searching for the right translucent effect. Finallly here it is, my first painting “wrapped” in nylon tulle. Ofcourse I’ve still lost some of the look of the paintskin and brucestrokes but the result is a so very interesting and unusual realistic, almost 3d look, that it’s worth it. I’ve covered several works with it but only the strong servive. It’s hard to get it right photographed but I’ll hope this will do.

shirley

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