January 19th, 2009 talkingfox
I’ve gotten into manual tinting of photographs lately. Why Is this listed as “hand” tinting? Because I’m using the computer rather than an analog approach.
There is a big difference as to how I’m approaching this however, in contrast to the tutorials I’ve seen on the subject. I do NOT use bucket fills. I’m using Corel Painter in watercolor mode, thin ‘wash’ over thin ‘wash’, just as I would in analog. As a result the , well, results are looser and more complex in color.
Time consumptive but great fun none the less.
Flotsom and Jetsam 5
As always I welcome your input and prints are available at my
September 22nd, 2008 talkingfox
As of late I’ve been finding myself more and more interested in what I can do with my camera.
Since my paintings have taken on a somewhat photographic quality over the last few years anyway , why not just skip a step in the process. My photos tend to have a painterly quality to them as well. I’ve actually had a few people ask me if they were pen and inks, paintings or photographs. I guess you can take the girl out of the studio , but… well you know the rest.
Another plus is that photography tends to crack me out of my Aspie studio isolation more. I can’t help but think that this is a good thing.
The next step is going to be figuring out how to combine the 2 mediums and try to create something that is not wholly painting and not wholly photography but is, instead, something that retains the qualities of both and yet is neither completely. It’s going to take some thought.
In the meantime , while I figure this all out here are a few of my most recently finished shots.
Again, as always, I welcome your feedback and opinions of the work and prints are available at my Imagekind Gallery
Portrait of a Eurasian Eagle Owl 2008
Flotsom & Jetsam 4 2008
Flotsam & Jetsam 3
Frost 4 2008
July 20th, 2008 talkingfox
The nice folks at 1st Angel and Friends art site from the UK recently asked to interview me for their site.
You can check it here.
Liz, the site owner has cram packed her site with loads of interesting articles relating to the arts of all stripes.