… Herman started to experiment with transforming macro photographs of insects into ‘photo-graphics’ using different processing techniques and with different processing software programs. All integrated textures, graphics etc. are his own.
Background info on Prisca Kloot
I’m a 22-year old bag designer who lives in Cape Town. My mother is a talented seamstress and businesswoman and I learned a lot from her when I was growing up but never took the time to learn how to sew. After matric, I took a gap year and found I really enjoyed knitting and sewing, and also started watching YouTube videos to learn what I could. I made some scarves, clothes and bags, and even started selling some items at that time. I reached the stage where I wanted to make a coat but got stuck when I had to draft a pattern. Someone told me about the Clothing Production course at Northlink College so I decided to study. I carried on sewing bags while studying and I also worked as an intern at various companies during the college holidays which helped me understand…
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Polish designer Janusz Jurek has specialized in digital art and illustration over the years. His more recent work involves a lot of generative illustration. Unfortunately, he didn’t document his working technique, so we can only take a wild guess and imagine that he works with some programming tools.
3D Sketch is a personal project by our featured artist, Janusz Jurek. In this art set, our artist used generative art technique. According to Wikipedia, Generative art refers to art as a whole, or a part, that has been created with the use of an autonomous system. An autonomous system in this context is generally one that is non-human and can independently determine features of an artwork that would otherwise require decisions made directly by the artist. For Janusz, it is about motion, and human body is about motion even when it is motionless, it…
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The past few years we have sourced our photo models (jewellery) locally. Yes there are some ‘gems’ living in Napier, South Africa. We continue to source them locally. Hopefully we are able to get a few ones for a new range of jewellery that will be launched during the Baardskeerdersbos Art Route 31 March and 1 april.
It took Deborah Digby of Fillingdon Fine Art quite sometime to make a selection. There was so much to choose from. In the end she left with a bag full of ‘Down-to-Earth’ jewellery designed and handcrafted by Yvonne. The UK-launch of Yvonne’s jewellery will be somewhere in April of this year.