Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Our assignment was to re-create a master's painting however we wanted. I was originally going to do Degas, but this Manet painting  - Bar at the Folies-Bergere - caught my eye.

I thought it'd be fun to modernize it a bit making the subject the kind of female bartender you'd see at a trendy nightspot. I made up the background, but I wish I had gone to a real bar and taken reference shots. Oh well!

(btw not all those alcohol bottles are mine :P some belong to my roomies.)

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