Current Residence: Some where out there Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams Operating System: Scalpel Shell of choice: Conch Skin of choice: Fresh Favourite cartoon character: Taz Personal Quote: When God made me He didn't use a mold. I'm FREEHAND baby!
On another art site there is a thread about detail and texture and why do people do it. I mean, why not just take a photo? This was my response. I think it is worth repeating.
I personally think there is a big misconception as to why people in general and myself specifically are attracted to doing extreme detail and complex texture. Anyone that's been around the art world for very long has heard the phrase 'draw what you see' over and over again. Here's the rub - you CAN'T draw detail and texture unless you first SEE the detail and texture. People that train themselves to render hyper-realism are as much about seeing things at a depth far be
Well time for another journal entry. I'm picking up the pace a bit. It's only been 5 months since the last one.
Regarding comments, watches and favorites, I feel I should let you all know my "policies". First, I am not a snob, but am socially maladaptive, somewhat ADHD and really busy. So my responses to comments favs and such is always going to be spotty. So if you don't get a thank you, please don't take it personal.
Favorites - I never thank people for favorites. It's too simple to click the fav button. But if you fav something of mine I almost always take a quick peek at your gallery. I figure me looking at your gallery is better than a
In case you've been living in a cave, today is election day in the U.S.
I respect, in order from most to least - those that vote for Obama, those that vote for McCain, those that vote for even a write in, those that don't vote. (yeah, I'm going with Obama)
This is your only chance to participate in the system, however flawed it may be.