Hi there everyone,
To continue my explorations of the world of video, I am
posting my second video tonight -- a brief discussion
of art from the photo, versus art from life. Which is better?
I shake my head. Neither is better. So much depends on
the day, the subject, how vivid it is in real life, how
vivid in the photo.
person sitting for me. That's why Skype is so cool,
because when you combine photos and Skype interviews
you get an experience close to the best of both worlds
-- the live subject, and if you snap some pictures with
Grab on a Mac, the photo record to refine your work.
Please forgive my red nose (it is cold in this office!,
and the paper clip holding my studio glasses together.)
This video was alla prima, no editing, and one small
Have a hey-this-is-what-works-for-me-day.
Sunday, January 31, 2010
- Barbara Muir
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- I paint and draw on commission and for shows. To commission a portrait, or purchase one of my paintings please contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
A major highlight in my career? Drawing Oprah Winfrey live via Skype for her show "Where in the Skype are you? Galleries: Studio Vogue Gallery, Toronto, Canada. The Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York City. Gallery at the Porch Door, Kingston, Canada. Your positive comments on this blog mean the world to me. I'd love to hear from you!