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Monday, June 5

Self Portrait Challenge ~ Pop Art


blue boho, canon digital rebel xt & photoshop

This is my first attempt at this week's Self Portrait Challenge of "Pop Art" for the month of June.

I created this with thoughts of Andy Warhol...an artist that I have always found intriguing to say the least. He embodied what it is to me to be super cool. I would definitely crown him the king of pop art.

"Pop art is a significant sociological phenomenon, a mirror of our society."
~ Steven Henry Madoff

37 Comments:

Anonymous b/sis said...

Even as a BLUE woman you still look fabulous!

I would look like an alien.

I found Warhol too hard on the eyes, but I still appreciate his creativity and individualism.

Hey...do you still have that cool red skirt I made you???

Just think...I'll get to make more holiday portuguese dresses for your little chicken. Yeah! Right?

June 5, 2006 at 4:05:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Self-Proclaimed Supermom said...

That picture is FABULOUS!

June 5, 2006 at 4:47:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Sike said...

Wow! Great portrait! Electric blue! I'm a big fan of Warhol's stuff.

June 5, 2006 at 4:51:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Jen said...

i LOVE your hair! nice photo
xoxo,
Jen

June 5, 2006 at 6:07:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Colorsonmymind said...

Hottie!

Prrrrrrrr.

I love the perfect tear divet you have above your lip.

Love it!

Kisses to you my darling.

June 5, 2006 at 6:40:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous amystery said...

Gorgeous blue princess. What a fantastic interpretation...I love it
and you, of course...:)

June 5, 2006 at 7:08:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Maddy said...

"blue by you"

wonderful!!

June 5, 2006 at 9:40:00 PM PDT  
Blogger liz elayne said...

You are gorgeous my dear. I love this picture...
"blue boho" yes. love it.

June 5, 2006 at 10:24:00 PM PDT  
Blogger trisha said...

Wow! Absolutely gorgeous! I love it!

And I just may love you!

I certainly love me some exclamation points.

June 5, 2006 at 10:37:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous sanders5 said...

The lips - the texture in the lips grabs me. What software did you use for this effect?

June 5, 2006 at 10:56:00 PM PDT  
Blogger megg said...

beautiful, beautiful, beauty-full! (Both the picture and the subject!!)

xoxo

June 6, 2006 at 12:44:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Susannah said...

wow, what an arresting photograph - you look simply beautiful, my Boho Babe
Sx

June 6, 2006 at 2:25:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Sike said...

Maddy: "blue by you" -- ouch! I'm gonna have that song in my head all day, now! "On blueeeeee baaaaaaayoouuuuuuuuu..."

June 6, 2006 at 2:33:00 AM PDT  
Blogger The Whole Self said...

love the blue boho! perfect!

June 6, 2006 at 4:44:00 AM PDT  
Blogger my pink sky said...

smashing and luscious! i love the brightness of this photo.
~mindy

June 6, 2006 at 4:48:00 AM PDT  
Blogger andrea said...

Fantastic! Love the blue contrast with your ruby lips. Nice job!
a.

June 6, 2006 at 5:35:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous bekka said...

this is so super awesome. i love the blue and orange contrast. and the red demoinc glow in your eye.... or is that a twinkle and i just don't kno wyou well enough to tell?

your blue-black hair reminds me of wonder woman.

and, i just noticed the fuschia beads. great use of colro!

June 6, 2006 at 7:04:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Beeb said...

I love this picture... it almost reminds me of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory but that was "violet"... either way, I love it! Great contrast.

June 6, 2006 at 7:21:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Letha Sandison said...

Beautiful Den. I love how you did the colors...you'll have to give me a photoshop lesson!!

Love you!!

June 6, 2006 at 7:31:00 AM PDT  
Blogger gkgirl said...

c-ooooooooo-llll

that turned out beautiful...
wow...
makes me think you can pull
off anything!
blue even!
wow
:)

June 6, 2006 at 8:36:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous betty said...

You are gorgeous!! Wonderful picture

June 6, 2006 at 8:40:00 AM PDT  
Blogger paris parfait said...

Great nod to Warhol! You look fabulous in blue. :)

June 6, 2006 at 10:06:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Tammy said...

This is gorgeous! I love the blue, but the soft red lips topped it off. You nailed "Pop Art"

June 6, 2006 at 10:11:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Sacred Suzie said...

Absolutely stunning! What a fantastic job.

Thanks for visiting my blog.

June 6, 2006 at 10:37:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous mereteveian said...

Thank you for going to my journal and leaving a note so I could find your wonderful blog:
-your writing strikes a cord by me.
-your photos make life come alive, and
- will look forward to the coming self portraits from you (have been reading and looking at past entries)
merete

June 6, 2006 at 12:11:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous annax said...

I am l o v i n g this picture! How excellent! I love the cold blue colour and the red lipstick! I can imagine this is such a superb original photograph!

~annax

June 6, 2006 at 12:49:00 PM PDT  
Blogger harmonyinline said...

The orange tones in the lips and the blues all the really set each other off. Very striking.

June 6, 2006 at 12:53:00 PM PDT  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

move over andy warhol!

June 6, 2006 at 12:59:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Alexandra S said...

You look beautiful! You make me want to paint myself blue (or at least learn how to use Photoshop!)

June 6, 2006 at 2:15:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

Love your take on the pop art style!! V NICE Illo!! :)

June 6, 2006 at 2:29:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Kim Carney said...

electric and wonderful

June 6, 2006 at 6:19:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Server Girl said...

WOW...so beautiful...:)

June 6, 2006 at 10:05:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Katie K said...

This is stunning! The colors are so beautiful as are you!

June 7, 2006 at 10:16:00 AM PDT  
Blogger lisrobbe said...

beautiful, as you are. I love reading your blog. you are so inspiring.

June 7, 2006 at 6:55:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Sarah e.Smith said...

GORGEOUS pic of you. The colors are fab and you are just simply stunning :)

June 7, 2006 at 7:52:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Lucky Candice said...

How do you do it? I continue to dislike all the photos I take of myself and love all of yours! You're gorgeous and your features have so much feeling to them. I love this photo-

LC

June 8, 2006 at 9:24:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Lunarmusings said...

This is a yummy pix of you! And I love the orange contrast. yum!
e

June 9, 2006 at 1:00:00 AM PDT  

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