Nature Abstract - Cicada
An exploration into the use of graphic design techniques, such as the exaggerated halftone and forced edge, to abstract natural forms in fine art.
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Nature Abstract - Snow Leopard
A total of five images were created for this exploration.
A personal exploration into digital techniques that replicated overprinting process as found in offset lithography or woodcut relief. The series was also an exploration into complimentary color theory.
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Photoshop's Torn Edges and Stamp filters were used to convert the photos into high-contrast images that mimicked woodcuts.
Part of a personal and ongoing exploration into the theme of distortion using photography, inkjet reprints, and a scanner.
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The grain and noise that was introduced each time the image was cropped and rescanned was encouraged as part of an investigation into grunge and expression of media.
Finally, the introduction of geometric cut and paste was explored as a means of contrasting the organic forms created from the distortion.