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DIGITAL PORTFOLIO

Sebastian Lowisz

Computer Art 1 and 2


COMPUTER ART 1

TABLE OF CONTENTS COMPUTER ART 1

This is a fine art studio class which uses digital tools as the medium for artistic expression. Fundamental aesthetic and design concepts will be covered through presentations, and through class discussions of students Work. Students will be provided a working knowledge of the computer, software, processes, and techniques to produce digital works of art. Students will use programs such as Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator to draw, and paint with a drawing tablet along with digital collage, image manipulation and graphic design.

Digital Drawing...4 Digital Painting...5 Technoperson Montage...6 Dream Image...7 Pop Art...8 Nature Morphosis...9 Symmetrical Image...10 Cartoon Avatar...12 Nervous PEn Design...13 Kaleidoscope Painting...14

Computer art 2 environmental poster...15 Type Speciman Poster...16 Musican Lyric Poster...17

In this class the programs that were used are Photoshop, Illistrator, Corel Painter, and In Design.

Quote Poster...18 Geometric College Poster...19 Low Poly Poster...20 Vormator...21 Digital Painting Part 2...22 PhotoManipulation...23 Logo Design...24

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DIGITAL DRAWING

Digital Painting This Project was a digital project using Corel

This project was a digital drawing using Corel

painter and Adobe Photoshop using a Wa-

Painter with Wacom drawing tablet that shows

com drawing tablet. Before I started doing

3-dimensional qualities on a flat surface by using

this project there was an excercise to help me

a full range of values from the darkest black to

develop good oil paitning skills. Which helped

very light. Multiple drawing techniques were used

me know how to shade and give the proper

such as cross-hatching, hatching, tonal rendering,

effect of an oil painting. The skills that were de-

and stippling. The skills that were developed were

veloped during this project are: Develop skills

observational drawing draw from life or photo-

in observational painting, produce a digital

graph, create an interesting composition using

painting using Corel Painter with Wacom

overlapping, and create eye movement through

drawing tablet that shows 3 dimensional qual-

the use of lights and darks. Also, develop skills in

ities on a flat surface by using a full range of

shading. There are five different shading principles:

values from the darkest black to very light, and

Highlight, shade, shadow, reflected light and back

develop skills in shading by using use a variety

shading For this project, I chose to use oranges

of painting techniques, including color mixing

as my subject. In the program, I mostly used the

and blending. In this project my subject was an

brush and pencil tool.

image of Adam Sandeler. Corel Painter a raster-based digital art application created to simulate as accurately as possible the appearance and behavior of traditional media associated with drawing, painting, and printmaking. It is intended to be used in real-time by professional digital artists as a functional creative tool.

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Dream Image

Technomontage

This project was inspired by a famous

In this project, the program Photoshop was

artist by the name of Jerry Uelsmann.

used. This project is combing technology and

He is a master photographer producing

humans. The objective was to make humans

composite photographs with multiple

look like “cyborgs” and “digital humans.” The

negatives and extensive darkroom work.

tools that were used were laying masking, burn

He uses up to a dozen enlargers at a time

and dodge tools, and layer blending modes.

to produce his final images. This image

This help creates a futuristic look of humans.

was created in using Photoshop. The

Some images will get you to develop an image

steps were to use multiple layer blending

relating to a theme. This finished image inves-

modes, layer masks, refine edges, and

tigates the different methods of representing

adjustment layers. By using these it will

the human body with technology (this also

help create a fantasy image and fee l like

includes industrial or mechanical type photos).

it is a dream. I created a man that is on

The final completed image will visually illus-

the road in the sky surrounded by noth-

trate the combination of combining human and

ing but himself. The birds help create an

technology/mechanical attributes into a single

illusion that he is high in the sky.

being.

Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Systems for macOS and Windows. Photoshop was created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll

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POP ART This project was inspired by a famous artist by the name of Andy Warhol. He was the most celebrated pop artist in the 20th century. His goal in his artwork is trying to make digital images into a comic book theme and make it look a cartoon. He puts in

NATUREMORPHOSIS Naturemorphosis is meant to show the middle of a process called metamorphosis. Just like tadpoles change to frogs, naturemorphosis gives an insight into a process where human beings morph and combine with nature (leaves, rock, water textures) or animals

ordinary colors to images to make them “pop”. His

(skins textures). This project was done using Photo-

subjects were mostly of famous people and compa-

shop. Basically applying elements found in nature and

nies. Pop art can also be described as pop culture.

apply them to human qualities. Beforehand, a photo-

This project was made using the Photoshop pro-

shoot happened to get multiple shots for endless ideas.

gram. Multiple adjustment layers were used to help

The tools that were used were layer masking, dodge

create the various colors. The subject that was used

and burn, adjustment layers, and layer blending modes.

was me.

This project used great examples of the elements and principles of art such as texture and emphasis.

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Symmetrical Landscape

Symmetrical balance can be described as having equal “weight” on equal sides of a central axis. It is also called formal balance because a form (formula) is used -- a mirror image about a vertical axis. The results look formal, organized and orderly. When the elements are arranged equally on either side of a central axis, the result is Bilateral symmetry. This axis may be horizontal or vertical. It is also possible to build formal balance by arranging elements equally around a central point , resulting in radial symmetry.

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This project was made in Photoshop. The tools that were used were the transition, gradients, filters, layer masking, and layer blending modes. The elements and principals that was used is balance and color.

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Cartoon Avatar

Nervous Pen

In this project, the program that was used

In this project, the program Corel Painter was

was Adobe Illustrator. The objective of

used. The objectives and requirements of the

this project was to create a digital hand-

project was developed skills in observational

drawn a portrait. The tools that were

painting. Produce a digital painting using Corel

used was the Pencil Tool with specific

Painter with Wacom drawing tablet that shows

settings to create this drawing. So were

3-dimensional qualities on a flat surface by using

the Brush, Blob brush or Eraser. The

a full range of values from the darkest black to

gradient was used to create the text box.

very light. Develop skills in shading. Use multiple

I also used the Wacom drawing tablet for

Layering techniques in Corel Painter. Save cor-

it to be easier to draw. This project shows

rectly to drive and hand incorrectly to dropbox

a great example of the element Line. The

when finished. The subject I used is a famous

brush thickness and stroke weight was

actor from a famous TV show, Steven Yeun. This

changed throughout different parts to

project used the element of line. The lines are

put on more emphasis. Especially in the

more exposure in the face and less towards the

facial features .

rest of the body.

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Kaleidoscope Painting

Environmental Awareness Poster

This project was made in Corel Painter.

This project was made in Adobe Photo-

Corel® Painter 17 can transform basic

shop. The target of this project was to help

brushstrokes into a colorful and sym-

spread awareness of protecting the envi-

metrical kaleidoscope image. Painting in one kaleidoscope segment will create

ronment. Several amounts of adjustment layers, blending modes, and layer masking were used. The meaning of the project is

multiple reflections in the other segments.

to show that human activities cause global

This project shows a great example of the

warming and hurt Mother Nature, who

element color and emphasis. This project

symbolizes nature, and the tear represents

was inspired by the invention of the kaleidoscope. The goal was to make as many lines of color. The glow brushes and distor-

her crying in pain from the toxins. The emphasis or focal point of the image is the eye of the woman. The position of the text helps the viewer to read the entire image.

tion brushes were used the most through out the project. The best colors to use were warm colors and some cool colors.

Skills Developed: literacy, numeracy, communication, thinking, planning, production, etc.; start with a verb such as describe, explain, show, compare, synthesize, analyze, apply, construct, or solve

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Type Specimen Poster This project was made in Adobe Illustrator. The objective of this project was to develop conceptual thinking skills. To communicate ideas visually and verbally. To explore typography styles. To develop systems of visual organization, and to learn more skills in Adobe

Musician Lyrics Design

This project was made in Adobe Photoshop. The objective is to create a series of 3 image manipulations that incorporates the elements of COLOR & TEXTURE and uses Typography as an overall focal point in the completed images. This project also used several adjustment layers, layer masking, and layer blending modes. I used Eminem as a subject and tried to make the theme of the image match his music. For Hailee Steinfeld, I chose bright colors because her songs are full of color. Lyrics of the songs are written on the image are shown.

Illustrator. The tools being used were scaling and rotating shapes, type, colors, etc. For this project, I did Times New Roman as the font. The goal of this project was to find facts and the history of a font. Also, learn the world of Typography. Typography can be defined as the style and appearance of printed matter.

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Type Quote Poster This project was done in Adobe Photoshop. The objective was to take any person and a quote they have said and mask it onto the face (Develop a poster combining type and portrait photo). Various amounts of textures, adjustments, and layer masking were used in this project. I chose a famous hockey player by the name of Jonathan Toews. Hockey is my favorite sport to watch. I liked the quote he said because it was motivational.

Geometric Collage Portrait

The objective of this project is to create a pattern design in Illustrator, then take that pattern and combine it with a landscape photo in Photoshop producing a Geometric collage. Most of these types of collages are made with landscapes. This project does combine the use of two Adobe programs. Several layers were being made. Majority of the work was made in Illustrator. In Photoshop, it was used to add adjustment layers and textures to the work. Elements and Principals that can be seen is a line and some balance.

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Low Poly Portrait This project is by far my favorite one that was done in the class. This project was mainly made in Photoshop. Several and several layers were made. This is also called a geometric portrait. Triangles were mostly used to create the

VORMATOR This project was made in Illustrator. Vormator is the ultimate challenge of your creativity: the aim of project is to give each artist the chance to show his abilities to create a stunning piece with limited means. It only consists of shapes. The tools that

image and filters such as Blur and then Average Blur. The

were used were gradients and scale tools. The thing

photo was taken and edited by me. The noticeable element

that was needed in order to make this project was

and principal of art is shape from the triangles. The bigger triangles were used in areas where there is not details. The smaller triangles are used to get more detail from the photo. I won an award at our school’s annual art show.

your imagination. The most time consuming objective was putting the shapes in position and creating the animal, tree, and grass because you have to use multiple shapes in order to make it look like one. The skills and objectives were develop skills in creativity, produce a vector digital artwork, and show five principles of shading: Highlight, shade, shadow, reflected light and back shading.

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Digital Painting Part 2

Photomanipulation

This project was made from Corel Painter to Photoshop.

This project was used in Photoshop. Photo

This project was inspired by Richard Davies. He takes

manipulation is an art where ordinary photos

people and creates a digital painting using various col-

are transformed into something alluring, un-

ors, brush strokes, and textures. The skills and objectives were developed skills in digital painting and illustration – from a photograph, produce a digital portrait paint-

expected and totally out of the box. It is often done by designers to express their creativity or for experimental purposes. In this project, I had to pretend that I am making a magazine

ing illustration (smudge technique) using Corel Painter

cover. I chose the Blackhawks because hockey

and Adobe Photoshop with Wacom drawing tablet that

is amazing. The photo shows Crawford and

shows 3 dimensional qualities, develop skills in shading

Kane. The tools that were used are layer mask-

- use a variety of painting techniques, including color

ing, textures, layer blending modes, text, and

mixing and blending, and see multiple Layering techniques in Corel Painter and Photoshop. My subject in this project is James Franco. This project was really fun to do because I enjoy making manipulations.

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liquify tool. Helps develop skills in creativity, use multiple layer techniques, and more skills in the photoshop program. Also, incorporate the five principles of shading: Highlight, shade, shadow, reflected light and back shading.

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LOGO DESIGN

LOGO DESIGN PROPOSAL FOR: CLIENT’S NAME Hamburger Heaven Sebastian Lowisz YOUR NAME: 100% BLACK

HAMBURGER

LOGO DESIGN PROPOSAL FOR: CLIENT’S NAME YOUR NAME:

100% BLACK

100% SCALE

FULL COLOR

HAMBURGER

HAMBURGER

HEAVEN

HEAVEN

HEAVEN

50% GREY

HAMBURGER

75% SCALE

HEAVEN

LOGO DESIGN PROPOSAL FOR: CLIENT

HAMBURGER

HAMBURGER

HEAVEN

HEAVEN

YOUR NAME: WHITE LOGO ON BLACK BACKGROUND

HAMBURGER 50% SCALE

HEAVEN

HAMBURGER

HAMBURGER

HEAVEN

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25% SCALE

FULL COLOR

HAMBURGER

HAMBURGER HAMBURGER

HEAVEN

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This project was made in Illistrator and Photoshop. This project tests the artist’s creativity. A well-executed logo embodies the spirit and character of a company. It is “instant identity,” a way of capturing how companies feel about themselves and conveying that image to the outside world. Pictorial symbols have existed throughout history of humankind – from the pictographs used by prehistoric people to the visual insignia used to represent families in the Middle Ages. But, it was not until the Industrial Revolution that the use of brand names, labels and trademarks became widespread. The objectives and skills are to translate verbal ideas into something visual, develope logo designs, and undertsand the basics of logo designing. I chose Hamburger Heaven. The goal was to make a logo for the client, match the company well in order to make their logo stand out, and mean something to people. Multiple steps were taken. This project started off with a pencil and paper, scanned and made into a file on the computer, and used programs to make the logo come to life. This may help me in my future of career if I wanted to start a business of my own. 24  COMPUTER ART DIGITAL PORTFOLIO

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Sebastian Lowisz  

Computer Art Digital Portfolio

Sebastian Lowisz  

Computer Art Digital Portfolio

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