Monday, September 26, 2011

small digital paintings

scrawling-a day at the beach
small painting-nightwalk
scrawling-listening to violin concert no.1 "Scherzo" by Sergej Prokofiev

custom made acrylic paintings from the digital paintings at 

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Digital Scrawling "Lapis Lazuli"

10x8 in, 1500x1200 px, 150 dpi
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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Monday, September 19, 2011

Digital scrawlings and small paintings

During school lessons I made scrawlings with blue ink on paper. Later I started making small ink and watercolor paintings. That was how my art developed. The shapes of these scrawlings are the basic of most of my artwork, paintings and jewelry.
In 2011 I started making digital paintings, and in September I found the program Artrage. This is a fantastic program that simulates real painting in an unbelievable way. It is especially good in watercolors. It feels and looks like painting with real watercolors.

Now there are three kinds of digital programs I use:
1) Picture manipulating programs. Most of the time this is not really painting, but applying transformation operations to pictures to get something new.
I use the completely free program GIMP for making such paintings. It is comparable to Photoshop and has everything you need for picture manipulating.

2) Classical painting simulating programs. The ones I use are Corel Painter Essentials and now almost exclusively Artrage.

3) Small painting simulating programs for special operations and fast sketches
I use mypaint (it is a complete painting program, but it doesn`t have a s many features as Artrage. It is completely free).
Mypaint is a very good program with many easy to use brushes. It is fast to understand, fast to use, and the brushes are great for doing all kinds of sketches.
There are some other free programs online for download like Artweaver. The ones I tested are all surprisingly good and work well.

Some of the scrawlings in this album I will maybe use for making epoxy paintings or canvas prints from them to paint onto them with real colors. Some of them will be more finished than others. These I will use as paintings for the joint project "music and paintings".

inspired by a Monteverdi-Madirigal (Zefiro Torna)
I made a small painting in 2007 with pens on paper to another hit of Monteverdi, "Ahime ch`io cado"

 holiday trip- salamder, hornet, fish and spider
8x10 in, 1500 x1200 px, 96 dpi

Thursday, September 15, 2011

16x20 in, 2400x3000px, 150 dpi

ג וַיֹּאמֶר אֱלֹהִים, יְהִי אוֹר; וַיְהִי-אוֹר.
3 And God said: 'Let there be light.' And there was light.

ד וַיַּרְא אֱלֹהִים אֶת-הָאוֹר, כִּי-טוֹב; וַיַּבְדֵּל אֱלֹהִים, בֵּין הָאוֹר וּבֵין הַחֹשֶׁךְ.
4 And God saw the light, that it was good; and God divided the light from the darkness.


Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Digital Painting "Bereshit" 20x16in, 2400x3000px, 150 dpi
א בְּרֵאשִׁית, בָּרָא אֱלֹהִים, אֵת הַשָּׁמַיִם, וְאֵת הָאָרֶץ. 1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. ב וְהָאָרֶץ, הָיְתָה תֹהוּ וָבֹהוּ, וְחֹשֶׁךְ, עַל-פְּנֵי תְהוֹם; וְרוּחַ אֱלֹהִים, מְרַחֶפֶת עַל-פְּנֵי הַמָּיִם. 2 Now the earth was unformed and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God hovered over the face of the waters.
original Hebrew text spoken

Song "Bereshit"

Lyre: Michael Levy

see our joint project "music and paintings"

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