Dark Diva by Karen Gingell

Prima Ballerina of Dance Macabre. Views 126
This actually started as quite a “charming” little painting. Photoshop is wonderful fun – with a nod to Black Swan.

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  • evon ski
    evon skiover 3 years ago

    Verrry interesting piece, love the red on red on black. I enjoyed that movie too. The posters that were designed in Europe are fab! have you seen them?

  • Hi thanks – I haven’t seen the posters, I’ll try looking them up. Loved the movie reminded me of the old Bette Davis potboilers – loved the ending – perfect

    – Karen Gingell

  • Mark.I.F. Jarvis
    Mark.I.F. Jarvisover 3 years ago

    Cant help but think of the red shoes, great piece of work Karen

  • Hi Mark, Yes all the sort of tragic ballet films – thanks

    – Karen Gingell

  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuover 3 years ago
  • Thanks so much – it’s a thrill to see

    – Karen Gingell

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 3 years ago

    A really excellent creation!!! Congratulations on being featured!!!! Bill

  • I really appreciate your comments and love to see it featured

    – Karen Gingell

  • ellamental
    ellamentalover 3 years ago

    This is super artwork!!!!!

  • Thanks – I’m so pleased with great response to it

    – Karen Gingell

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooover 3 years ago

    wonderful artwork

  • Hi, I think I surprised myself with this – usually takes me days and days or longer to get something done – this wa quick sometimes better not to think too much

    – Karen Gingell

  • Soxy Fleming
    Soxy Flemingover 3 years ago

    this is really good!

  • much appreciated thx :)

    – Karen Gingell

  • Betty Smith_Voce
    Betty Smith_Voceover 3 years ago

    Brilliant texture that you got here! Wonderful work.

  • thx for comments and favouriting – K

    – Karen Gingell

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 3 years ago

    stunning work!

  • Hi again and thanks again :)) – both pretty ballerina and Diva are based on the same pose (may have been influenced by Black Swan – loved the movie)

    – Karen Gingell

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersover 3 years ago

    Beautiful work, xo

  • Thanks – went crazy with PS here quite different than the original painting

    – Karen Gingell

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