Birth of Venus Reprise | Atlanta Fine Art Photographer

June 16, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
"Of august gold-wreathed and beautiful
Aphrodite I shall sing to whose domain
belong the battlements of all sea-loved
Cyprus where, blown by the moist breath
of Zephyros, she was carried over the
waves of the resounding sea on soft foam.
The gold-filleted Horae happily welcomed
her and clothed her with heavenly raiment."
~Homeric Hymn
 
Last week I discovered a model on Devianart that inspired quite a few new pieces of art in my mind.  Her name is Jessica Trunscott and she is a costumer, photographer and dancer from Australia. You can find her on Facebook, DeviantArt and her website has links to other social media. I spent a few hours going through her galleries on DeviantArt and I was so impressed with the quality of her model stock.  A few of them brought to mind Renaissance paintings and as there is a contest in a photography group I'm in for new pieces, I was excited to create something new.
 
The piece that I was inspired by for this is "Birth of Venus" by  Sandro Botticelli, thus my title "Birth of Venus Reprise".  I am not one to completely copy something, but the inspiration is clear. I hope that I have done the original painting justice with my interpretation.
 
Birth of Venus RepriseBirth of Venus RepriseI love the old masters of the Renaissance. This piece was inspired by the classic, Birth of Venus.  
 
 
 
Stock used:

Water Partition: www.deviantart.com/art/SEA-STO…

Water partition: tigers-stock.deviantart.com/ar…
Tigers-stock 

Splash: moonglowlilly.deviantart.com/a…

Model: ugajewel.deviantart.com/art/Gi…
faestock  

http://faestock.deviantart.com/


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Hi, I'm Kathleen!  I'm a photographer, digital artist, and mom of two. I love to travel and spend time with my kids. I'll mostly be sharing recent photo sessions on my blog, but might have a few other articles here and there. Thanks for joining me!

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