by Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Saturday 19 May 2012

Digital manipulation was nothing but a dream back in the 30s, 40s, and 50s. This series of before and after images of pin-up girls by one of the most important glamour artists of the twentieth century, Gil Elvgren, shows us how easy it was to manipulate regular photos of full figured women into beautiful paintings of their seductive counterparts that our grandparents would see in magazines or hung on their walls.