Visual Alchemy: The Fine Art Of Digital Montage by Catherine McintyreVisual Alchemy: The Fine Art Of Digital Montage by Catherine Mcintyre

Visual Alchemy: The Fine Art Of Digital Montage

byCatherine McintyreEditorCatherine Mcintyre

Paperback | April 12, 2013

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Catherine McIntyre, like many fine artists, created traditional art for decades before encountering the versatility of digital imaging technology. Free of her Rotring pens and scalpel, she now uses Photoshop to create her montages.Visual Alchemyexplores McIntyre's sources of inspiration as well as her methods, offering an aesthetic guide to composition, color, texture and all of the other means of communication that artists have at their disposal. While these concepts and techniques make use of Photoshop, they will apply to any digital imaging program and indeed to any medium, whether traditional or digital. Featuring McIntyre's own art as well as that of artists around the globe,Visual Alchemyis an invitation to discover the artistic possibilities of picture making through digital montage.

Catherine McIntyre is a digital artist living and working in rural Scotland. From a traditional illustration background, she now uses Photoshop alongside collage and montage techniques. Thematically, McIntyre works with still life and nude subjects to explore the light and dark of life. She often develops something new from the old and...
Title:Visual Alchemy: The Fine Art Of Digital MontageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.9 × 8.9 × 0.8 inPublished:April 12, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415816572

ISBN - 13:9780415816571


Table of Contents

Introduction.  Themes.  Beauty and idea.  Influences.  Inspiration.  Subjects.  Collecting source material.  Method.  Composition.  Color.  Texture.  Tone.  Inversions.  Distortions.  Developing your image.  The Finished image.  Frequently asked questions.  Further looking and reading.  Contributing artists.