heyk8 By: heyk8

Portrait of Niki as a Caravaggio

Niki is starting a new project as the Culinary Artist in Residence at Villa Montalvo. We spent the day today working on creating this portrait. It's the first time in months that I've used my DSLR (as opposed to my phone), and wow was it satisfying. After we finished our work, we celebrated with a stupendous late lunch at Chez Panisse. A truly wonderful day.

  • Tea 4y

    That is amazing! Makes my little art history major's heart beat faster :-)
  • heyk8 4y

    Thanks! It's even more fun when I know that people like you are enjoying it. Here's to arty foodies and foodie artists! Cheers!
  • Married with Dinner 4y

    I love this so much.
  • heyk8 4y

    Thanks Anita! We worked our asses off! But it was so much fun, now I want to do more!
  • xeeliz 4y

    Lovely! What processing did you do to create this lovely art piece?
  • heyk8 4y

    Thanks! It's the custom house blend. AKA ... me fooling around with effects and levels in iPhoto.
  • xeeliz 4y

    You did that PS futzing very well my dear! Gorgeous result. Well done.
  • heyk8 4y

    Thank you, E. We WORKED for it in the set-up though! Happy holidays to you.
  • Dagmar Beinenz-Byrd 4y

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Taken on December 16, 2011
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