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Making Of 'Papageno The Bird Catcher'

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I've always been interested in classic paintings and the old masters who are the fathers of the artistic movement in Europe and the US. This image is one from my Epic and Classical series. I didn't want to just mimic the same old painters' styles; with this image I wanted to bring in a new mix of modern techniques with the traditional way of reading a painting. Along the same lines, I decided to mix 3D and 2D to further that contrast in style.

The references were very important for this piece. The "Icar" or the Bird Man "Papageno" from the opera The Magic Flute by Mozart inspired me so much, along with a mix of Rococo style and a fantasy mood. The performance here was to bring a certain reality to the scene, but not photorealism. Like the way the old masters such as Rembrandt, Leonardo and Caravaggio did (Fig.01 - Fig.10).

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Fig. 01
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Fig. 03
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