Sunday, October 16, 2011

"Theory in Practical Format" Corel PhotoPaint - Corel PSP Pro X3

Theory in Practical Format

I began this digital collage, "Theory in Practical Format," with old magazine cuttings and some art work that I had done. I also included an Art Deco floral piece that I got from Edouard Benedictus' Art Deco Designs plate book.

I scanned in the cuttings and used the largest piece for the background. I used Corel's PhotoPaint to assemble the collage. I used feathering on some of the objects, and some opacity settings, for fitting the  dark color scheme.

I did the Warhol like cubist self-portrait partially in CorelDRAW, quite a long time ago when I worked at a finance company. The girl is from a portrait of my Daughter and the man is a freehand sketch painting both from some time ago.

I found it a refreshing way to use these pieces in a new and unusual setting. I added the matting in Corel's PSP Pro X3 and saved the large file. I then resized to display here.

Listening --- Peter Frampton --- I'm In You


  1. Past and present has always something to do to each other. We have great technology today because of the discoveries that had happened before.

  2. Thank you for your observations! Tech today is amazing!