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The Vintage Valley: Gil Elvgren Before & After

The Vintage Valley

The personal blog of a vintage & goodwill shopper

Monday, June 25, 2012

Gil Elvgren Before & After

Gil Elvgren

Gil Elvgren

Gil Elvgren

Gil Elvgren

Gil Elvgren

Gil Elvgren

Gil Elvgren

Gil Elvgren I still find Gil Elvgren's before and after images amazing! im sure you all know or have seen his work before but i was flipping through his images this morning and thought i would share a few for whoever hasn't seen them.

Gil was an amazing American painter during 1930's to 1970's, his work is still very much admired and sough after (me being one) im mainly fascinated by the changes he makes from photo to painting, the light is basically the same and the facial features but changes like background, hair length and waist sizes are usually made, as the photos are only a reference for the model he still uses his imagination which i love.

Well i better get back to it instead of dreaming my time away! ill be back tomorrow with an outfit post!!

 XX

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4 Comments:

Anonymous Chante' said...

Hey Ally,

I didn't know that they took a photo first.... as silly as i might sound. I thought that that was real people and it was black and white photo's what was coloured in :) Very interesting post to share... thank you x

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June 26, 2012 at 6:51 AM  
Blogger Bubble My Licorice said...

I love the results :)
pin up girls are sooo pretty and cute!

http://bubblemylicorice.blogspot.com/

June 27, 2012 at 6:58 AM  
Blogger Hattitude said...

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wow these are just DARLING photos. i love them! thanks for sharing. i'm going to have start looking for him in my hunts at the thrift stores!

talk soon wild child
-HAttie
Hattitude Style Blog

June 27, 2012 at 4:37 PM  
Blogger The Thriftaholic (Leilani) said...

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July 1, 2012 at 10:18 PM  

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