HIPSTER- Tradigital Art by Merrill Kazanjian

Posted by kazanjianm on Nov. 29, 2008

Time Lapse educational video by Merrill Kazanjian Step 1- Sketch of the structure of the human face. Step 2- For step two, I am using a computer scissor to cut out the features of the face from various photographs that I have collected. After I cut them out, I digitally juxtapose them over my simple facial sketch. Artists have called this a digital collage or a photo-manipulation, but I like to say that I am Frankensteining the face together. This process has evolved from a need to work faster. My main area of expertise is oil painting but some of my paintings have taken me over a year to complete. In addition to being an artist, I am also a full time teacher and a new father. So free time is truly a luxury; I had to come up with a creative way to do my work and this is one of several techniques that I use. In my opinion, there is no artistic medium that can compete with the surface beauty of an oil painting. Hand made items will always be more beautiful than manufactured ones. I have seen a lot of Digital ar

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