archive .February 2017
ifc first WordPress template page
Posted on February 25, 2017
At time of posting this portfolio blogsite is still ‘Under Construction’ but this post marks a small milestone being passed. I don’t think any portfolio pages will use WordPress’ page.php; though ‘index’ & ‘front-page’ will be utilised, the other pages will all be customised templates. This however, is the first!
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Trawling Google for Images
Posted on February 25, 2017
A large part of my work involves photo-manipulation to create advertising images for clients; and a substantial proportion of these projects begins with a Google search for resources to work with. However, as soon as I employ filters for size or resolution the search results page(s) are flooded with stock images that I can’t use, […]
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X-Wing
Posted on February 25, 2017
I’ve lost count of how many times I have recreated this image; always starting from scratch, always using the same X-Wing image. I reckon the truism I wrote would lend itself to all sorts of background images, yet here I am again, back with the X-Wing…
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parabolic 0101
Posted on February 25, 2017
Another from the recent experimental series ‘parabolic’. These ‘abstract’ images begin life as real-life photographs, usually of rural scenes and natural objects. This one is a shoreline in Iceland that is covered in bright yellow moss. Another feature of the parabolic series is they’re numbered in binary; this is the fifth one to make it […]
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Comicallergy 2
Posted on February 25, 2017
I like the balance between cartoon and photo that I managed to create with this image. Again the caption is an attempt to push the storyline beyond the eye-catching image.
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Ring Driven Thing 3
Posted on February 25, 2017
Another older image from the Portalic Series. Most Portalic images began as experiments created with 3D image software like ‘Bryce’ and thence transferred to Photoshop for further experimentation.
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Comicallergy 3
Posted on February 25, 2017
Hmm _ The quote might be clever I don’t think there’s enough cartoon effect in this graphic experiment. The idea behind the captions of these Comicallergy images is to ‘widen the angle’ &or deepen the storyline. (A comment, if you will, on the shallowness of ‘eye-catching’)
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Behind The Truth
Posted on February 25, 2017
This is from the Picture Perfect Poetry Collection. Somewhere on this blogsite there’s a post in which i ‘wax lyrical’ about humanity heading towards a time when only machines will speak the truth.
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Untitled 1
Posted on February 25, 2017
This is one of the oldest digital images in my collection It probably belongs to the Portalic Series, though it still doesn’t have a title!
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Comicallergy 1
Posted on February 25, 2017
The Comicallergy Series is inspired by the pop art of Roy Lichtenstein but there was also a definite commercial purpose behind learning how to create these images.
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