Gil Elvgren was and continues to be one of the best pin-up artists of all time. Some of his paintings have become iconic images of the period. But not everyone knows that he painted his pin-ups from staged photographs. As you can see there is definitely a little ‘photoshop’ action going on!
Check out the blog from Retronaunt.com which details this technique and has loads more before and after pictures for you to have a look at. Who doesn’t love a pin-up girl?!
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I will be running the POP-UP PARLOUR at the Nottingham Play House this coming Saturday for Nottingham does Vintage.
Spaces still available! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the contact form below to get booked in. Go on … get pampered ready for that night out or belated Valentines date.
You will be able to book time slots at 15 minute intervals at 00 / 15 / 30 / 45 past each hour from 10:30am – 4:30pm. These slots will work on a queue jump system, this means that I will be running the pop-up salon on a first come first served basis however for those of you that pre-book a time slot, when you arrive you will be able to skip straight to the front of the queue. There may be a short wait only if there is someone already in the chair. I run the salon this way as it allows some flexibility incase anyone is running late or has to cancel.
Quick Hair & Lashes/Liner/Lips £20 (40 mins) Save £5
If you would like to pre-book a slot then please let me know what treatment(s) you would like and a 1st and 2nd choice of time slot then I can get you booked in. If there are any services not listed that you would like please let me know and I’ll see what I can do for you.
I will only be taking cash on the day but if you would prefer to pay by paypal this can arranged prior to the fair. (Please email me for details).