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The only thing sampled outside of the computer is Toney's own psyche, which can be
pretty vivid itself.
John Antoine Labadie wrote:
> > Date: Sun, 26 Jul 1998 22:59:51 -0400
> > From: Michael Keller <keller>
> > To: "artsednet.edu" <artsednet.edu>
> > Subject: Re: COMPUTERS and VISUAL ARTS
> > For an example of work created entirely by digital means, using Painter
> > and Photoshop and a digital tablet, check out
> > http://webpages.marshall.edu/~jtoney/index.html
> > I've watched Allen Toney work, and he can sit there staring at the
> > monitor while he creates his artwork. It may seem unnatural, yet he has
> > become a master at this method of work. No scanning is involved, the art
> > is created as if it were brush on canvas. He outputs his final work for
> > sale as Iris prints from Nash Editions.
> > Robert Beeching wrote:
> > > Are we talking about creating or manipulating here?
> > --
> > Michael Keller
> > Old and New Media
> Mr. Toney's work is very well done ... inspirational. But, as Mr.
> Keler suggests, it may appear, on the surface at least to owe more
> than a small debt to work form other sources.
> On the other hand ... I'd like to offer my own digital work as an
> example of imagery that is not about manipulation of informaion
> sampled from sources outside of my own work. In PhotoShop and
> Painter (mainly) these works were originalted from nothing but either
> a black or white background.
> Please go to <http://wncp.uncp.edu/ArtGal/index/html>
> All images at this site ... and many other images as well ... as
> available from Jacobs Photography as either dye sublimation of giclee
> prints. Comments are welcomed.
> Regards, John
> Dr. John Antoine Labadie
> Assistant Professor of Art
> The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
> Pembroke, NC 28372-1510
> Wphone: 910.521.6618 (or sec. at 6216)
> Fax: 910.521.6162
> "Happy the man who early learns the wide chasm
> that lies between his wishes and his powers."
> Erasmus (1466?-1536)
-- Michael Keller Old and New Media