This blog is moving!
At last I have discovered a way to have my website and blog all in one place.
So from now on all new blog posts will be on my new website.
I'm still writing about the same sort of things, and you can still find the old posts on this page.

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Let Lomography Influence Your Paintings. Instagram is OK Too!

Being an addict of the point and shoot camera I was mystified as to why any one would want to go back to analogue photography. But then I came across Lomography which has it's origins in eastern European cold war technology and it was blindingly obvious why people just love the images produced, one shot, can't see the result til you print it little gems. I love the blur and shadow round the edges that  comes with vintage lomography and the way the colours can be slightly off kilter making you feel disconnected and nostalgic. All this has crept into way I paint and this picture of the running man is the latest from the studio.
Copyright Mary Kemp. Man Jogging, Carrying Child.
Oil on canvas panel 30 x 30 cms
 Of course if you don't want to go analogue, digital will do, with the wonderful effects from Instagram.

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