Hello and welcome to a new round of Style Imitating Art!
About Style Imitating Art
Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects an inspiration image and we each post the image on our blogs. The following Monday we share our art-inspired outfits. The following Wednesday, the curator shares all of the submissions on her blog.
This Weeks Curator
Today, Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey is the curator.
This Week’s Inspirational Image
Salazar has chosen the paper collages (or more exactly, decoupages) of 18th century artist Mary Delany because she is amazed how realistic they are, considering they’re not paintings, and especially since Mrs. Delany didn’t start working on them until she was 72!
I have to agree.
Since these are all the same style – realistic flowers on black background, she decided not to pick a specific piece, but rather the participants can choose whichever piece they want to interpret. I’m attaching here as an example, and you can see more of them here and here.
Will You Join the Fun?
I hope this art inspires you to create a look and that you will join us. Send a photo of your SIA-inspired outfit along with a small blurb on how you were inspired to Salazar whose email is firstname.lastname@example.org by October 5th. She will share the submissions on her blog on Wednesday, October 6th.
Anyone can participate and you certainly do not have to have a blog.
If you do share your inspirations on Instagram use the hashtag #StyleImitatingArt so we know you are there. You can also tag us in the images. Our Instagram names are: @terrigardner_meadowtree, @daenelt and @14shadesofgrey.
Take care and create on!