Celebrity as Russian generals from 19th- century
Replaceface is an current series of portraits where fashionable celebrities ar transported back in time into the role of 19th-century Russian generals. As we’ve seen before, creator Steve Payne is behind the clever compositions that redefine the concept of a classic painting.
Using digital copies of English portrait creator Saint George Dawe’s work, Payne meticulously matches the brushstrokes, colors, and elegance to make a practical composition that blends previous and new components. He maintains the royal postures of the themes associated adds an ornate gold frame to recommend legitimacy of the digital manipulations.