Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Assignment #13: It's so SURREAL!

What is the difference between real and surreal?  What does it mean when, in conversation, someone says, "That's so SURREAL!"?  Take a look at the images below created by two Surreal artists and think about where the images take the viewer and why.

The assignment:

1.  Answer the two questions above - to be turned in at the end of class.

2.  Post images from two Surreal Artists (one from each artist) you are intrigued with and a short paragraph explaining why.  You will be using one or both of the artists you have discovered to create a surreal image with a strong concept.

Using your research, create your own surreal photograph, using Photoshop, Lightroom, and/or double exposure to create the final pieces.  Post your final image on your blog.  Below each of the images you post, explain what your concept is and how you achieved the end result.

Due date:  January 19th

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Assignment 12: Rain, rain, go away...

We love it, we hate it, we can't get enough of it, we get far too much of it.

How will you capture rain?  What does it look like to you?  What does it mean?  Think about what rain looks like.  Is it romantic?  Dreary?  Exciting?  Quiet?  Now capture what you think.

Once you have your capture, create an art board in Photoshop with your image, then, using the text tool, describe in either a word, a sentence, a poem or song, what you've just captured.  Remember, the image is the star of the show, not the words.

Consider your composition and lighting carefully.  Use Lightroom to enhance or assist as needed.  Post on your blog by the end of the day.

Due:  Tuesday, January 10, end of day.  (To be photographed during class...)