A level photography
yr12/13 Cromwell pupils ideas and inspirations
Sketchbooks are a place to gather, research, investigate and explore ideas. Inspired by John Coplans, the sketchbook page above contains a series of beautiful photographs investigating human skin, texture and form. These include different viewpoints, exploration of shadows and lighting conditions. If you are worrying that your sketchbook is not stunning or exciting enough, remember that it is the quality of your work that matters. Seek first to make quality art.
Dora Maar (1936) by Man Ray. A photoshop tutorial is available on pupilshare to help you with this. Try out photoshop skills: Layers, free transform, scale, flip images horizontally, invert images, burn tool for vignette, rubber tool to smooth out composition. THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX AND BE ORIGINAL : ) Print out your work and then experiment further with stitching inspired by Maurizio Anzeri or cutting and rearranging inspired by Julie Cockburn or Melinda Gibson.