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Digital Restorations

Digital Restorations

Exploring the history of art and artists by breathing new life into old works


Cinnamon the Tabby

19 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

Hello everyone! This is my girlfriends cat, Cinnamon. She's a small tabby that was rescued from the woods about two years ago and has since become a cuddly indoor cat. Over the last few weeks, I have been working on a Christmas gift for my girlfriend...

Lucy in the Sky with High Life

16 Mar 2021 1 minute read 4 comments tych0_21

This is a piece I started almost a year ago but did not get around to finishing until very recently. It is a recreation of a picture of my best friend's dog, Lucy. She's a good girl. Want to play fetch? Screenshot in workspace: Reference Image: Fi...

Salvator Mono - Savior of All Primates

12 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

This one is... a bit different. Instead of picking one piece to recreate, I made a piece that is based on combining two separate depictions of Jesus Christ: Salvator Mundi - (School of?) Leonardo da Vinci; and Ecce Homo - Elias Garcia Martinez ("Rest...

The Forbidden Planet

7 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

The Forbidden Planet was a film released by M.G.M. to American audiences in 1956 with rave reviews. Apart from the 1951 release of The Day the Earth Stood Still, few other films of the 50s and 60s were more impactful in establishing the science fict...

NFL Blitz

25 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment tych0_21

It was a more simple time: with rough polygonal textures, wildly inaccurate rag-doll physics, and character proportions akin to synthol-laden avatars of Bo Jackson, Midway's 1997 release of NFL Blitz was, and is, a ridiculous exaggeration of what th...

Nevermind

11 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

'Nevermind' is the name of the second studio album released by Nirvana on September 24, 1991. The album was released by the American records label DCG Records to immediate critical and commercial success that resulted in well over 250,000 records bei...

Thé Rajah

6 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment tych0_21

Thé Rajah is a piece created by Belgian lithographer and poster designer Henri Meunier in 1897 at the height of the French Belle Époque. The Belle Époque is looked upon in retrospect as a sort of "golden age" for French society. For this brief period...

Under the Wave off Kanagawa

31 Jan 2021 1 minute read 4 comments tych0_21

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (commonly referred to as The Great Wave / The Wave) is an iconic Japanese woodblock print created by the artist Katsushika Hokusai sometime in the late Edo period between 1830 and 1832. Today it is recognized as one of the...