words and art by w a l t e r w s m i t h

Maybe Tomorrow a Similar Question a Different Answer 03

The Backyard in Meditation 03 2011 remix

Hi Liz

The question is the method in which one creates art… Sometimes in the waking I have a kinetic dream… I love the mystery of art, and find the meaning in the process of creating.

A series of posts in fragments explore the possibilities. And as John Cage the avant-garde artist and composer would see it; art by random chancewhatever the computer dictates.

A series of effects upon the landscape the Backyard in Meditation 03, a soft focus and a repeating of the displacement map—finding oneself, losing oneself—melting into the process.

Abstract Art and Surrealism are early influences: Jackson Pollack and Salvador Dali fuel the fire and stroke the process.

The meaning, the how, and the essence is in the process.

Major effects for The Backyard in Meditation 03: Multiple layers, Displacement Map Repeat (3) @ 48 % blur, Displacement Properties @ 2D offsets, intensity 24.00, and edge mode: wrap. Soft Focus @ 90 % softness, 100 @ edge importance (Focus), 80 % amount, 50% halo size, 90% halo visibility (Halo). Edge Effect, Erode.


3 responses

  1. Jadrianna

    I especially love the vivid hues in this one! they are fifth-dimensional colors!

    February 21, 2011 at 3:03 pm

    • Thanks Jody, I appreciate you taking the time to visit the post. I really like this series. It has a poetic energy and visual stimulation to it!

      February 21, 2011 at 4:12 pm

  2. Very rich colors and they do pop right out at you!

    February 22, 2011 at 6:17 am

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