Details: The concept began with the first painting where Ming Dynasty tourists were added to a landscape painting taking selfies. The original painting was in a Chinese Restaurant where the Italian decor of the prior restaurant was kept intact.
Medium: acrylic on mixed medium

Time Tourist Selfies
Time Tourist Selfies in a blue landscape
Detail: three friends in Ming Dynasty clothing in a French countryside painting, Time Tourist Selfie Series
Detail: three friends in Ming Dynasty clothing in a French countryside painting.
 landscape painting original, pastoral countryside, english countryside, time tourist selfie
The original landscape painting
Time Tourist Selfie Series, Anka Hui, Elizabeth Lackey
The tourists arrive on the scene of the English countryside
Drones, selfies, cockapoos. Really what more could you ask for? Time tourist selfie, Anka Hui, Elizabeth Lackey
Drones, selfies, cockapoos. Really what more could you ask for?
Woman with baby in blue dress, Anka Hui, Kira Findley
I do my best to match the style of the existing painting and colors.
Elizabeth Lackey
Capturing the moment
Jun Dynasty's original painting, Italian landscape, before picture
Jun Dynasty’s original painting before I got my hands on it.
Jun Dynasty's original painting before I got my hands on it.
The tourists arrived and felt quite at home. Most guests at the restaurant do not notice the peculiar aspect of the painting right away.
Ming dynasty woman on cell phone
Quietly contemplating her voicemail.
Time tourist selfie
The first tourist I ever added to a painting.
Time tourist selfie
With the frame and all
Time tourist selfie, selfie stick, repurposed art, scene under the wine vines, tuscany
The poses were requested by the restaurant owner.

picture frame, chinese tourists in ming dynasty clothing taking selfies