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Geishas and Samurai

By spotogspindel | May 18, 2009

My sister Astri has just opened an online interior shop: Velkommen! And what good is an interior without art!? So now she is selling a couple of my pictures. (The copyright sign isn´t on the original of course, but you knew that, didn´t you 🙂 )

These are part of an Eastern inspiration-series. It is a  photo-collage, printed on canvas (color-guarantee of 85 years!) and framed with a flat, 3 cm black, matte frame. They are both ca 30 x 45 cm.

geisha-gathering

samurai-solo

Topics: Diverse | 6 Comments »

6 Responses to “Geishas and Samurai”

  1. Deirdra Doan Says:
    May 20th, 2009 at 00:41

    Oh these are cool…wouldn’t it be fun to see them in the fancy house they end up in…you encourage me to do more Photoshop. In fact the class I just took on Photo shop collage helped me get free and try all kinds of silly buttons on the final cut pro movie program…I have never used so many different things..but with a animated silly thing I can just be FREE!!! so much fun.

  2. Lori Saul Says:
    May 22nd, 2009 at 00:20

    This is beautiful collage work- just stunning! Lovely colors and composition. Thanks for the nice comment and interesting info on my blog!

  3. daydreamer Says:
    May 22nd, 2009 at 01:22

    They look so vintage! Does the Chinese writing actually translate into a poem or title or signature? Very nice

  4. spotogspindel Says:
    May 22nd, 2009 at 07:56

    The writing is old Japanese calligraphy. I don´t know what it says, unfortunately, only that it is parts of old poetry.

  5. spotogspindel Says:
    May 22nd, 2009 at 07:59

    And they are vintage photos originally. I´ve worked with the colors and added a layer of my sofa-cushion (!), made from chinese brocade silk amongst other things.
    Thanks for the compliments 🙂

  6. ditsychick Says:
    May 28th, 2009 at 00:19

    The samurai is absolutely brilliant! I will be back…often…to see what you have done. Lovely work.

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