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Digital Photo Art: Transform Your Images with Traditional & Contemporary Art Techniquesby Theresa Airey
Synopses & Reviews
With its inventive blend of classic art and contemporary digital techniques, this fresh, exciting guide offers photographers and visual artists an array of creative concepts and projects found nowhere else.
Go beyond the boundaries of the simple digital photograph with these exciting mixed-media art techniques that employ both computer software and traditional hands-on materials. This unique blend of the classic and the new results in eye-catching images that incorporate painting, printmaking, photography, and digital art. Every magnificent page displays exciting and groundbreaking ways to utilize today's digital tools. Use programs such as nik Color Efex Pro! and Adobe Photoshop to reproduce the effects of an old bromoil print or a watercolor painting. With Lazertran inkjet paper, varnish, and turpentine, create a pseudo Polaroid transfer that looks just like an original. Hand color photographs with pastel pencils, or try encaustic wax for an otherworldly effect. With these time-honored artist's tools and modern computer effects, the sky's the limit on creativity.
This latest addition to the acclaimed Digital Photo Art series will bring photographers and mixed-media fine artists alike to a new level of creativity. Theresa Airey introduces a variety of hands-on and software techniques that can transform conventional photos into visually exciting works of art. From processing color infrared pictures to printing pigment transfers on Washi paper or wooden panels, Airey shows how to create stunning results from photographic images.
About the Author
Theresa Airey holds an MFA in Photography and Fine Art and has instructed at the University of
Maryland, Towson State University, and the Maryland Institute, College of Art. She hosts workshops around the world, and has taught at Palm Beach (FL) Workshops, the Ansel Adams' Workshop in California, the New England Photographic Workshops in Connecticut, The Formulary in Montana, and for the Masterworks and Bermuda Society of Art in Bermuda. Her work has been exhibited internationally as well as throughout the United States. Theresa's articles have appeared in numerous photo magazines, and she has authored and illustrated several books, including Digital Photo Art and Beginner's Guide to Digital Photo Art.
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