when photography meets blogging meets photoshop

Le Cloitre des Récollets – La Maison des Vins de Bergerac photo – adam cope corrected photo by Dominique Lieppe   when photography meets blogging meets photoshop One of the interesting things that occasionally happens when photography meets blogging meets photoshop is that photos get retouched according to the particular taste of individual photographers. A…

More on Sketching & Photography

‘Telly Fans 1’ Sanguine A5 sketchbook double-spread © the artist NFS ‘Telly Fans 2’ Sanguine A5 sketchbook double-spread © the artist NFS sketching & photography An ex-student wrote to me recently, with these kind & interesting comments : “….I really loved –and was inspired by–seeing the drawings you’ve been doing of your children (and the…

Reference Photos for Plein-Air Painters 1 – Gerhard Richter’s Photo Atlas

‘Sechoir à Tabac 3 – Crépuscule’ (Tobacco Drying Barn 3 – Twilight) Oil on Canvas 38 x 46cm (approx 15 x 19 inches). © The Artist. Available – email me Some photos of this huge, magnificent tobacco drying barn. My Reference Photos of ‘Sechoir à Tabac’   Wish there was a person by the door…

WIP : Sunset 31 Dec – Photographing Paintings & Retouching Plein-Air small formats.

WORK IN PROGRESS (WIP) Sunset 31 Dec – after session in the field and two retouching sessions in the studio 30 x 40 cm – approx12 x 16 inches oil on panel Sunset 31 Dec – after first session in the field 30 x 40 cm – approx12 x 16 inches oil on panel Photographing…

Notan Photograph – ‘The Wirly Gates’

‘The Wirly Gates’ 2004 © The Artist. Notan can mean something/nothing as well as dark/light Notan photography? Is the black emptiness? Photography has difficult of reading things in shadows. It frequently makes pictures with black nothingness as shadows… These digital cameras are great for ‘visual thinking’ … working things out in a visual way… kind…

‘Le Cingle de Tremolat’ 2003

‘Le Cingle de Tremolat’ 2003 Huile sur Toile © Adam Cope Grand Format approx 150 x 100 cm painting, photography & postcards/plein air. Carrying on with this rambling musing about painting, photography & postcards/plein air….Describing something of the process by which I arrived at this (popular) oil painting might be of interest… or not (deafening…