Girl With No Pearl Earring

Greeting Cards

Get this by Dec 24

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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  • 300gsm card with a satin finish
  • Supplied with kraft envelopes
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Artist's Description

Self -portrait

In 10 days time I reach my 30th birthday. To commemorate this milestone and the end of my 20s there seemed no better time to attempt a self-portrait. As with most pieces of art/photos this is not the piece I imagined but I am really happy with it just the same.
For some reason the pose and facial expression reminded me slightly of Vermeer’s ‘Girl with a pearl earring’ which is where the title inspiration has come from. My hair is dyed a chocolate brown colour here. I’ve added a vignette effect and used the ‘brighten eye’ function on photoshop.
I confess I am a little nervous about releasing this piece….for obvious reasons! However I hope people don’t think it’s totally vain but as someone once said “If you cannot capture the essence of your own self, how are you to capture the essence of someone else?” This piece has allowed me once again to create and a bit of self discovery. As Frida Kahlo once said ’ I am the subject I know best.’ Probably :)

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