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Klimt-flavored self-portrait

Another art challenge by :icondaekazu:, :iconteanah: and :iconvinegar:
For each challenge we interchangeably give ourselves an idea or topic to illustrate and a short, specified time to execute it in whatever shape or form... of course, without knowing what the others are going to come up with.

This week's topic is "devdaekazu:'s idea: draw a self-portrait influenced by Gustav Klimt's evocative style


100% traditional this time. Moleskine quick doodle. With those cheapest glitter gel pens (for texture), black pen, pencil and some letraset markers. I'd love to do something more fancy, but no time. I don't like how my face turned out in this one, but again - quick sketch, no time to really polish it.

*daekazu's version

=Teanah's version
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yurwity's avatar
What fun patterns!
MeadowOfTime's avatar
Really wonderful!!
KanchanMahon's avatar
I love this! May I use this painting for one of my collages?
TheEvilKettle's avatar
absolutely awesome, immediately reminded me of klimt!!
MariLu251990's avatar
Very beautiful! =D
youthedesigner's avatar
nice! We featured this on our blog: [link]
Chlophaba's avatar
I love Klimt's work. I especially love the way you've blended his techniques with your own :)
ladyeri's avatar
this is absolutly wonderful!!!
Cami25's avatar
I actuammu thought of Frida Kahlo upon seeing this, the same stance and vivid colours
EnglishModule's avatar
GAH this is gorgeous!
DwayneBro's avatar
Klimt has an amazing approach to his figure paintings. Strong flowing patterns and lots of luminosity, which in that case there isn't much to divulge.

I definitely see how you accent your portrait with the usage of gold. And this portrait is your own depiction; warm and luminous. Though in color choice, which is not the case, in style of Klimt. I somehow have to differ on the use of many warm blacks, as of Klimt's palette it's loosely cool. But in your case, this is exceptional and beautiful.

This is beyond ugliness for those to try to compare. I am better off scraping away my own flesh with an iron bristle, till all that is that is worth to see is my blood and muscles. This however, no exception, this is awful good-looking.
themotherandthewhore's avatar
this is incredible...
Kaitashi's avatar
she remainds me somebody ...... so beautifull...
Kaitashi's avatar
this girl remainds me somebody so beautiful
Blue-Phish's avatar
Very beautiful! :)
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pinklady92's avatar
Nice,The folds are killer!
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yamirenamon's avatar
Love the colors and the outfit!
ThinkingAboutIt's avatar
I definitely love this best! It's the most festive and zany of them all with those colors, but the shapes are gorgeous too. :)
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