• Creating Dynamic Design from Photos

    8 monthes ago - By Liz Wiltzen

    "Waiting" - Oil on linen - 9x12"
    First Place - Federation of Canadian Artists 75th Anniversary Show
    One of the most interesting challenges to play with as an artist is transforming photos into strong visual stories, rather than simply copying the photo directly.
    While sometimes we get the chance to shoot photos that are ready-made compositions, there are also times you can see the ingredients for a strong design and take the shot from a distance knowing you can work with it later in the studio.
    I'm including my original photo here so you can see the process I use to find a...
    Read more ...