Paintified Calypso

My exhibition, in March and April at the Nivon-building in Rotterdam, was quite successful. Especially the paintification appeared to be rather popular: photographed of Rotterdam buildings, edited into paintings. No, not by pushing the watercolor button, it’s not that simple. A wide variety of Photoshop filters, layers and adjustments are involved. I might eleborate in more detail some day.

Feyenoord colors

Their success is a good reason to make more paintifications. I want to produce larger canvases and also create series of works that belong together. Here is an example of the latter idea: a triptych dedicated to the Calypso block by architect William Alsop. A project on which the opinions differ, I know, but I like it. The three canvases show the building, which was designed in the colors of Feyenoord, from three different directions.

calypso1
Calypso as seen from Westersingel
calypso3
…from Schouwburgplein
calypso2
…from Kruisplein

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