Vermeer's Artistic Technique: Painting an Oil Copy of "Girl with a Pearl Earring"
Illustrates the use of glazed painting technique to copy a painting by Jan Vermeer
Girl with a pearl earring
Well it is day 58 of 365! I'm definitely loving being forced to take a photo every single day. it keeps me busy and it keeps me thinking of ideas. I took an art history class last semester and "The Girl with the Pearl Earring" was somewhere in the lectures. For some reason this image really stood out to me. I even went and saw it at the DeYoung a few weeks ago! Now I know this is not anywhere near a perfect recreation. But I have been so inspired by Vermeer's painting that I needed to give…
The last pieces of about 5,000 Lego blocks are added by elementary school girl to complete a reproduction of Jonannes Vermeer’s masterpiece “Girl with a Pearl Earring” in Tokyo Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. A total of 380 children participated in a nine-day workshop to create the Lego art at the newly opened Legoland Discovery Center to mark the 380th anniversary of the Dutch painter’s birth and the exhibition of the original painting from the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis at Tokyo Art Museum