Quarantine has had an effect on many of us, but is also seems to spark the creative side of many others. For example, 37-year-old Elena Kolacheva from Russia has been recreating classic artworks with the help of her dog, Hanna.
The Staffordshire bull terrier is pictured posing as Vincent Van Gogh in his famous self-portrait and as the Girl with a Pearl Earring, by Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes Vermeer.
Other shots show Hanna recreating both the self-portrait of 18th-Century French painter Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin and Leonardo Da Vinci’s Lady with an Ermine.
The amazing thing is that it takes her less than 5 minutes to create and get the perfect shot. It’s the preparation that takes more time.
Ms Kolacheva used plasticine and a pen to create a dog friendly pipe for the self-portrait of Van Gough and a human hair braid was used for the sea nymph picture.
‘We started reproducing the pictures by accident. I initially recreated Jan Vermeer “Girl with a Pearl Earring” for an online competition. And it spiralled from there as I noticed Hanna is a natural!’She said
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