Sunday, 12 April 2009

I wish I painted this (but I didn't).

A while ago, I was contacted by a guy called Chris Chalk, who liked one of my photos on Flickr and wanted to know if it was ok to use it as the basis for an oil painting. Of course I said yes - I was pleased as punch to be asked. So then last Thursday I received another email from him, attaching a photo of the final painting. Well! I fell in love with it immediately. I love fresians, and if we weren't on such a strict spending ban I'd be buying this for myself. But unfortunately I can't, so I'm doing the next best thing and blogging about it instead.

Here's the photo from my Flickr account.

Isn't it fantastic? (The painting, I mean, not the photo.)

Oh and on Chris' website, he has a section where he shows the work in progress, which is very interesting.

He's now working on a second one (of the same groovy cows) - I can't wait to see the result.


Regina said...

Thank you for your visit to my blog. Happy Easter!!

Alex said...

Nonetheless it's an awesome painting tho! :)

Glitz Ink said...

both the painting and the phot are very cool!

Ana Tirolese said...

I think both the photo and the painting are great. I love your photo. No wonder he wanted to paint it. He did a great job of it.

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