ArtRage Realistic Paint Software is Included with New Sony VAIO Touch Screen PCs – ArtRage Works with popular Multi-Touch Screens: Windows 8 & 7, iPad & iPhone WHAT: Sony featuring ArtRage Artists at in-store events painting with new VAIO touch screens. WHEN: Now until Dec 23rd WHERE: Select Sony stores in NY, Texas and California [...]
Below is the press release about a new online linkage between exhibitions and consumers of art. I place it below for your information. I must say that the pricing bothers me immensely. I can’t see many serious artists being overly interested in this. There is also nothing on the website about what the payment situation [...]
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Retreat, a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence for the past 25 years, is pleased to announce their 4th Annual Juried Art Show. In the previous three years of the Juried Art Show the Retreat has garnished both national and international attention by reaching artists who have [...]
My friend Karen Sperling is running a series of Webinars on various aspects of turning photos into paintings using Corel Painter. Beginning Friday, May 25, 2012, with an Intro to Corel Painter, the five Artistry Webinars are scheduled through June 2012, covering topics ranging from painting faces to painting landscapes from photos in Corel Painter. [...]
LFG call for submissions Are you a LoFi Fool? A brand new London gallery is looking for the best and most interesting images taken with LoFi cameras – that’s Holga, Lomo, Polaroid, Diana and iPhone – to display in their inaugural exhibition in August. It doesn’t matter if you’re amateur or professional, young or old. [...]
A brand new gallery celebrating the art of LoFi photography. Jump Photo Arts, the team behind the phenomenally successful Starsnappers Project, is now launching a brand new art gallery in London dedicated to LoFi photography. The Starsnappers project began in 2003 when digital technology had already taken hold of the photographic industry. Starsnappers developed its [...]
Yesterday I was in a conversation with my closest friend, Steve Danzig, about how art affects us. I put forward to him what makes a work of art or a photograph great and it got me really thinking about it. So in this post I want to explore that. For those who don’t know, Hermeticism [...]
There’s a new blogging site in town, jux.com, and it is worth a look. Jux provides an interesting, new approach to blogging. I’ve started experimenting with it and you can see the results at digitalimagemaker.jux.com. What makes Jux interesting for photographers is the approach with images. The idea is to make them full screen or full [...]
My Photography Wisdom book, containing 50 great chapters on improving your photography and digital art through a better understanding of the process, is now available in multiple forms. Photography Wisdom itself is available as: A print book from Amazon An ebook for Kindle from Amazon An ebook for Kindle and all other ebook readers, plus [...]
Yes, it is here. digital imageMaker international is now out as a magazine featuring profiles and interviews with leading photographers and digital artists of our time. digital imageMaker international 01 brings you some of the world’s best photography and digital art in book form. This volume in an ongoing series brings you portrait photography by [...]
One of the largest and richest contests in Asia with prizes totalling more than US$40,000 Corel Corporation, a leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media software, today announced the Corel Asia-Pacific Digital Art Competition 2011. Now in its third year and with entries from over 11 countries in the 2010 Competition, the Corel Asia [...]
How To Win Photo Competitions is an eBook it was about time somebody wrote, and who better that Peter Eastway, who has not only won many competitions at the highest levels but has also judged so many competitions himself. How To Win Photo Competitions By Peter Eastway eBook, 2011 A$49.95 The ninety page eBook not [...]
Following on from talking about brushes for the iPad, Wacom has just announced a Bamboo Stylus for use with the iPad. It has a 6mm diameter tip, 25% smaller than the 8mm used on some other stylus designs. This should make for a more precise use. It weighs 20 grams and is claimed to be [...]
The iPad is an obvious device for painters to try to use, though it does lack the pressure sensitivity of things like a Wacom tablet. But a finger is just not the same as a brush. A number of companies are now offering brushes for the iPad that you just might find easier to use. [...]
The San Diego Art Institute’s “Museum of the Living Artist” is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization that promotes the visual arts. We are calling artists to submit to our 51st International Award Exhibition. SDAI is a great institution supporting the arts. It has excellent, modern exhibition facilities. The exhibition will run from April 16 [...]
Call for Submissions Digital ImageMaker International is coming out as both a print magazine and as an app for iPad. DIMi looks at all areas of image making that involve some aspect of the digital. We are aiming to create ways for people to get recognition for their work, to help them get gallery shows [...]
The Photography Business, Part 11: Contemporary Art Photography as a Business is now up on the HP Pro Photography blog. It discusses how to approach contemporary art use of photography.
The man who probably did more than anyone for establishing fractals as not only an interesting way to create images but also the use of fractal mathematics in many areas of science has died at the age of 85. His book “The Fractal Geometry of Nature” probably started many of us who use or have [...]
Many students doing a photography or fine art study program fail completely to get out of it all they could. Here is how to improve on this. During the course of a semester of study, students are caught up in the tasks of note taking and doing projects/assignments. This dominates all thinking: the looming deadlines [...]
Homage: Contemporary Art in Digital Media ̶ a traveling exhibit Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery ̶ July 9 to August 21, 2010 Art Institute of California ̶ September 11 to October 15, 2010 The Digital Art Guild’s current exhibition will engage viewers in a variety of conversations. The artists have cast their images as an [...]
In this article I offer my review of some of the exhibitions. As all such reviews are, these are my personal response to the exhibitions I saw. I did not set out to see all the exhibitions. Along the way I stumbled across some other exhibitions that either were not in the program or that [...]
In this article series I offer my review of some of the exhibitions. As all such reviews are, these are my personal response to the exhibitions I saw. I did not set out to see all the exhibitions. Rather I went through the exhibition program and chose ones in Ballarat and Creswick that appealed to [...]
The Denver Post has reviewed an exhibition of digital art produced by Bonny Lhotka and shown at the Denver Botanical Gardens. Comprising laser engraved and inkjet printed panels, the exhibition gets a good review. The exhibition runs through September 20.
Photography can be a social activity. Doing some photography as part of a group can have many benefits.
Dorothy Simpson Krause’s latest book is a gem. Not specifically about digital processes, but a gem never the less. It is a book about how to make your own artist books. It covers a whole range of techniques and applications and is illustrated bya great selection of artist books.
If you want to understand how to do inkjet transfers onto metal there is no better way than this DVD.
Thinktank Photo July Photography Competition Finalists and Winner – Happiness We are pleased to announce the winner and show all the finalists in the July photography competition on the theme of Happiness.
August’s competition is on the theme of Action and is open to photography and digital art. See the Competition page on the main menu for entry details.
Thinktank Photo June Photography Competition Finalists and Winner – Flowers We are pleased to announce the winner and show all the finalists in the June photography competition on the theme of Flowers.
Thinktank Photo May Photography Competition Finalists and Winner – Spirit We are pleased to announce the winner and show all the finalists in the May photography competition on the theme of Spirit.