Lucretia, made in Bali.

If you want to learn about light and composition, you must turn to Rembrandt’s works, he’s THE Man.bali lucretia

A while ago, my teacher pushed me to do the basics again. So, we decided to copy this painting of Lucretia from Rembrandt, arranged a sitting model – a Balinese beauty, then voila, we learnt something new again.

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Eventually the light setting we have in the studio was slightly different from Rembrandt’s painting, and our model is a much much lovelier person than a murderous girl.

It’s not easy to take photo from a dark shiny painting, so the detail picture is coming from a slightly awkward angle.

bali lucretia detail

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