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1. Giclée is the process of making fine art prints from a digital source using ink-jet printing. The word “giclée” is derived from the French language word “le gicleur” meaning “nozzle”, or more specifically “gicler” meaning “to squirt, spurt, or spray”. It was coined in 1991 by printmaker Jack Duganne to represent any inkjet-based digital […]
It has been said that nature is the ultimate form of art. It is in nature that we find an infinite array of colours, shapes, patterns, and motion, giving artists an endless choice of subject matter. This can be found especially in the art of macro and close-up photography. The definitions of close-up and macro […]
Steampunk in the arts – Check out this interesting video from PBS Arts Off Book. “Steampunk art evokes an alternate reality where steam is the primary source of power. Technology, though highly advanced, has taken on a very different look and feel, and fashion is heavily influenced by Victorian styles.” Featuring Joey Marsocci aka Dr […]
Very interesting and inspiring Ted Talk by Polish/American architect Daniel Libeskind – “17 Words of Architectural Inspiration” which I think relates to all creative endeavors. The video is 18 minutes long, but well worth the watch. Libeskind’s many buildings include the Jewish Museum in Berlin, the Denver Art Museum, the Royal Ontario Museum, and in […]
Originally from South East Michigan, AJ Fosik currently lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fosik has a BFA in Illustration from Parsons School of Design in New York. “Using wood and found materials, he creates figural, eclectic and intricately designed three-dimensional pieces that intrigue and provoke. Fosik’s animal subjects and anthropomorphized beings are built using […]
Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.
A little weird, a little creepy, a little beautiful. These are the photo manipulations of Jan Oliehoek. Based in Leiden, Netherlands, Oliehoek has a Masters degree in Biology, works as an IT specialist, for a biopharmaceutical company, and creates his surreal hybrids as a hobby. “I try to create images that are both photorealistic and […]
“When New York based photographer Lois Greenfield first began taking photographs during the late 60s, her dream was to be a photojournalist for National Geographic. After graduating from Brandeis University in 1970, she started working towards this goal, freelancing for Boston’s counter-cultural newspapers, photographing everything from maximum-security prisons to rock concerts. Having never studied photography […]
Some recent work from DAF favourite Sarolta Ban (featured). Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1982, Ban was originally a jewellery designer before discovering digital photo manipulation. Using a Fuji S5600 Bridge Camera, Sarolta’s images can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days to complete, containing up to 100 layers. To see more, […]
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Street artists Bezt and Sainer from Poland unite their powers to create large scale murals on walls throughout Poland. To see more, visit EtamCru.com.
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