Artist Applies Tilt-Shift Photography To Totally Transform Van Gogh’s Paintings

Artcyclopedia has put together a collection of Vincent Van Gogh’s best-loved paintings adapted with a unique aspect known as tilt-shift. It might just change how you look at these artworks forever.

Tilt-shift photography is a way to create a short depth of field and make a scene look miniature.


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But it can also be simulated in Photoshop to reimagine art like this.


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And make Van Gogh’s most famous Impressionist works come to life in stunning 3D.


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In Starry Night Over the Rhone, two people stroll along the riverbank and the sky fades into the background.


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While you feel like you could step into this pastoral scene.


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These images were created by Serena Maylon, a third-year art student whose father founded Artcylopedia.


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“I think [Van Gogh’s paintings] work really well because his painting technique already has a lot of depth to it,” she says.


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“His work was also really interesting because his paintings include a number of interesting details that we could focus in on and make that the centerpiece of the painting.”


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And Serena has been amazed by the public’s reaction to seeing Van Gogh’s work in a whole new way.


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“I was very surprised by the reaction it received. We just thought that people who knew Van Gogh’s work would find it interesting and somewhat amusing to see it transformed.”


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Serena also hints there could be more tilt-shifted artworks on the way.


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“We’ve experimented with lots of different artists from different periods, we just haven’t published them yet.”


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