by Rebecca Boyer
When I think of fine art I almost immediately bring to mind the classics. Monet, Van Gogh, even Jackson Pollock. In reality, fine art is everywhere. By definition, fine art isn’t necessarily about quality or classical leanings, but more creating something that someone finds beautiful or meaningful. So, even if I don’t find it interesting, you may find it beautiful.
Take Andy Warhol, for example. His work is definitely not considered classical, but his painting called Eleven Elvises was sold in 2009 for one hundred million dollars. Not too shabby!
Inspiration from fine art is everywhere from paintings, to collage, photography, graphics, calligraphy, architecture and film, just to name a few.
Abstract art seems to lend itself most to inspiring those who scrapbook. Here are a few examples.
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And here’s a piece I used for inspiration.
Layout materials list: White Cardstock: Bazill; Patterned Paper: Cosmo Cricket-Early Bird-Sunrise, Crate Paper-Emmas Shoppe Collection-Dresses, My Minds Eye- Lime Twist–Fly a Kite Genuine Sky, other from previous Studio Calico kit; Embellishments: Crate Paper – Toy Box Collection – Cardstock Stickers “ Borders, My Minds Eye-Fine and Dandy-True Blue Bling, Prima – Donna Downey Collection – Fabric Stitched Words “ Happy, DMC Floss; Other: We R Memory Keepers – Sew Easy – Stitch Piercer Tool
What about you? Have you used a piece of fine art for inspiration lately?