Manet Sullied

Manet Sullied is a different than most of the digital composites that I feature. It was created for purely aesthetic reasons and has no political or social justice motives. Also the piece uses very few elements. Continue reading Manet Sullied

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Textured Electric Saxophone, alternately titled TexElec

Textured Electric Saxophone is not, by my definition, a digital composite. But it is digital art. This piece was created from a 17 x 11 inch misprint of a saxophone wood block I carved. The image with the two saxophones flipped and overlapping was very interesting to me so I brought it home and scanned it into my computer. My scanner can’t handle images that large so I scanned it twice and pieced it back together in Photoshop. On the left side of the image under the reed of the aqua colored saxophone the bell of the upside down and reversed lime colored sax is still visible and just a trace of the reed below the bell of the aqua sax.  Continue reading Textured Electric Saxophone, alternately titled TexElec

Under Watchful Eyes

This digital composite combines a wallpaper design created by Claude Bragdon accessed through the New York Public Library’s Digital Collection, a photograph taken by me of a small machine at work with my phone, a photograph from Lewis Hine taken in 1924, and effects from Photoshop were applied to the different elements of the image multiple times. The original photograph from Hine, as well as the small original design from Bragdon, can be viewed here. Continue reading Under Watchful Eyes

Two Women

This digital composite is a bit more “artsy” than is typical and only includes 1 photographic element – an old photograph by Alfred Stieglitz a photographer and gallery owner who is currently at least as well known for being Georgia O’Keeffe’s husband.  The other element is a crayon life drawing which, like the photograph, has been heavily manipulated with Photoshop effects.  Continue reading Two Women