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Visual Alchemy: The Fine Art of Digital Montage by Catherine McIntyre

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Finding your subject

What is your passion? What interests you above all else, occupies your mind, follows you into your dreams and colors your whole life? This is inevitably what you will be making pictures about.

The most important part of any artistic effort is what you communicate. The subject of an image is, naturally, not just the things that are in it. The physical content of your picture—the nude, the setting, the portrait, whatever you choose to work with—is just the beginning. It is the bones of the piece that will support the less literal, emotional level of the work. By association with each other, and of themselves, elements ...

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