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Re: For the artists: RIP
In a message dated 12/17/2005 9:37:33 AM Eastern Standard Time,
<< Certainly Holtz, Farlow and myself (among others) were more accepting of
JP and the new NGS look. Might this be an example of "not invented here"
syndrome at work? ;-) As for digital art, I have been doing that for several
years (some posted at Mike Keesey's site and others at my web site (link
If I can learn to do digital art, so can others. >>
This Luddite has no quarrel with digital art and I loved the effects in JP.
I've been doing backflips on DML about John Conway's work. To me, the problem
is the obsession of making the images into photos or frames from a film.
It's also a bit troubling that a pub like Geographic would no longer have use
for someone like Jay Matterness or Gurche anymore unless they were plugged
Photoshop. And absolutely forget about Doug Henderson.
The effect, to me, is making everything look the same and becomes trite and
boring like a lot of the films have been recently. You can take my brushes
when you can pry them out of my cold dead fingers. DV