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

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SUBJECTS

Image

What will be in your pictures? Even the most abstract images you make will have some content. This content may be its raison d’être, the message itself—the beauty of a flower or the grandeur of a cathedral. You may also use these things as metaphor to articulate your message. The history of art shows that an artist will exploit anything and everything to make a point. This section will suggest reasons for using and ways of working with some of art’s best-loved subjects to communicate your artistic message.

The portrait

A portrait is not simply a photograph or painting of a face. Indeed, it may not even show a face. Rather, a portrait ...

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