Wednesday, August 7, 2013

New Life Old Objects

The next exhibition at Yarta Purtli Gallery " New Life Old Objects" is one that encourages artists to explore the use of recycled objects. I'll bet I have more objects stored on the computer than most people I know.

When I was creating the "Face Up" portraits people often asked if I had done a portrait of myself. Well I did experiment on myself before I felt confident enough to work with others and in this latest portrait I have used some of those early techniques but with much greater knowledge and skills.

If you look closely you will see the objects, layers and textures that I used in the "Face UP" portraits . I would have used close to 200 layers, some overlaid on others to give specific effects. 

The video gives an idea of how the process works.

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