I Try My Hand At Glitch Art

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I have been fascinated with Glitch Art lately, which is a neat way to make artwork look like it has been digitally wreaked.  I think it ads another visual layer to an art piece.  Artists spend so much time trying to make their images tack sharp with perfect contrast or composition, that I can’t express how much I enjoy making things blurred, glitched, grainy- anything but “perfect”.  It’s just to much fun!

I went searching on the Rijks Museum for the main art pieces, and I fell in love with these portraits, which all tell a story of some sort, they have a look, a mood.

This is a collage I made using an old painting and a background from the page of a book. What painting you ask? Well, it was painted in 1623 by Gerard van Honthorst and was called The Merry Fiddler. I absolutely fell in love with the image, its so expressive and the coloring is festive and moody.

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