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Photo 111

Your introduction to digital media!

Create a beautiful photograph with a person in some form of levitation.  Use the techniques we learned in the Levitation exersize to achieve an image that would be impossible or at lease uncomfortable in reality.  Themes my be include, spirituality, magic, dreaming, athletics, martial arts, outer space, or anything else that tells the story of someone defying our known reality on earth.

Links to look at:

 

http://www.denis-darzacq.com/chute-vignettes.htm

Raphael Sanzio (1483-1520):
Transfiguration (1520)
http://www.wisdomportal.com/Levitation/Transfiguration(800×1176).jpg

This painting appears in Alasdair Clayre’s 1984 book The Heart of the
Dragon (p. 47)— “In a 16th-century painting illustrating a Daoist
poem, a scholar asleep in his thatched cottage dreams he is an
immortal, floating over the mountains.”
http://www.wisdomportal.com/Levitation/ImmortalFlying(1600×474).jpg

Salvador Dali (1904-1989):
Corpus Hypercubus (1954)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
http://www.wisdomportal.com/Levitation/Dali-Hypercubus(558×884).jpg

levitation in art
http://www.wisdomportal.com/Levitation/LevitationArt.html

http://www.flickr.com/photos/katielee/3239748474/in/set-72157611281399234/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/lisak24a/3274723364/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hewitt_amber/3425615614/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/billycorgan/2506937607/in/photostream/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/professionalshooter/5031547712/in/photostream/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/26600310@N03/4943003774/in/photostream/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/26600310@N03/4943905002/in/photostream/

http://korinrochelle.blogspot.com/2010/03/day-62-before-and-after.html

http://www.flickr.com/photos/korinrochelle/5054256569/in/set-72157625047047358/

http://blog.chasejarvis.com/blog/2007/05/chase-jarvis-raw-ninjas/

http://www.artst.org/chagall/MarcChagall-The-Birthday-Kiss-1915.jpg.html
http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Dreamers/313618
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBXoRp8_-gM&feature=player_embedded
http://www.nowonders.net/2010/07/brooke-shadens-visual-storytellings.html

What you should have on Monday by 6:00

  • 30 sketches
  • 2 paragraphs posted to your tumblr about the though process and meaning behind your image
  • 100 to 1000 photos from your camera in a collection in lightroom
  • a layered photoshop file you are proud to show me and ready to print out
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