Jessica Russo Scherr

Art Education

Master Interpretation

Create an interpretation of a Master Artwork. Don't simply copy a master's artwork but reinvent it in your own style or in a different artist's style. There are many approaches to this task.  Below are some variations on how the task can be accomplished.


Link the interpretation to your IB Studio Work.


Write a brief paragraph that explains your artwork and style choices in your Journal. Cite all sources


Any media.

Henry Tanner's Portrait recreated in the style of Renoir

Magazine photo of a couture dress redesigned in the style of Renoir

Master Artwork designed in a more impressionist style with impasto brush strokes

Roy Lichtenstein and J. Vermeer interpretation.

Just about every example is from a former student of mine.  Many thanks to them for all of their time and dedication.

How to earn a good grade on your homework

Follow the criteria presented in class and on the website.

Homework  assignments will take between 1 and 3 hours to complete.

All homework should be completed in your journal unless specified otherwise (not printer paper).

Fill the A4 Page of your journal.

Include a background when applicable.

Shade using a full range of values using a drawing pencil unless specified otherwise.

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