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‘Interior – Exterior’ Digital Art Diasec Prints

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

interior art diasec digital prints

exterior art diasec digital prints

600 x 600 ‘Interior – Exterior’ 1/10 Diasec prints £450 each or the pair for £800 email me for details

The artwork is backed with aluminium with clear Perspex mounted over the top which accentuates the colour and deepens the blacks to give a punchy, rich feel.

New Face Mounted Print Shop

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Color Field Contemporary Face Mount Print

I’ve been quiet on my blog these past few weeks because I’ve been busy building a new print shop. All being well it will be live within a week or two. In an attempt to offer a range of one off and limited edition ‘lounge friendly’ works (as apposed works suitable for gallery settings) I’ve also started designing some ‘color field’ formats for my work. These graduated color foils combined with the face mounted medium produces a deep, dynamic and sensual effect. The Dutch print and face mounting company I will be using is PlexiPhoto.com

Here is what they say about the visual quality of their face mount technique:-

‘By directly gluing the front side of the photograph to the back of a sheet of Plexiglas, any light reflections between the photograph and the glazing of an ordinary frame is eliminated, thus increasing image sharpness, contrast, and colour saturation.

When light penetrates the layer of acrylic glass, the light reflection on the prints surface is completely different from the effect when a print is framed with a passe-partout and ordinary glass. With this unique production method the diffusion of light diminishes because of the homogeneous quality of acrylic glass. As a result the colours seem sharper, more brilliant, more intense and more immediate.’

The image above, (if its not obvious), is computer generated. I’ll be placing some orders of my own home soon which will give me the opportunity to get some real photos of the artworks in settings.

This method of presenting, enhancing and protecting prints is also know as Diasec.

Prints from PlexiPhoto also come complete with back mounting that holds the print off the wall and hangers.

Aluminum Frame Support and Hanger

Getting The Polish Out On My Shiny Logos And Diasec Prints

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006

 Shiny Logos

I wonder if shininess is a fade and the shiny thing will date rapidly as the language of internet graphics evolves into more mature forms. I like it now, but at the same time am holding back from using the effect in all the work I am now producing. I’ve always looked for compositional strength over sensation and effect. I feel strong dynamic composition is the basis of all art from all ages. Effect, conversely, I feel soon looses its impact and relevancy as the collective visual language of art evolves. So, as with colour, I only add this sensual element only once I’m convinced I can not develop the tonal structure an further.

Diasec Print

Shiny Prints, however I feel may be a more enduring property of physical art. Mainly because it is just that and not a aspect of artistic language. I’ve recently been trying to create some 3d graphics that reveal the deep gloss of my new range of Diasec prints. I was very please with this render, but after my all knowing wife commented that it looked pixelated I’m no longer sure. Before I launch into an epic session with 3d max producing renders for each one of my compositions I need to be sure that they represent the real product.

Diasec ® Printing

This is a patented method of adhering the image side of photos, transparencies, prints and various types of graphic artwork to transparent material such as plexiglass.

The Diasec ® process guarantees adhesion without air bubbles and without visible dust or glue-residue. This method is suitable for images to be sandwiched between plexiglass or glass. The colour-contrast is emphasized, giving images a completely new dimension. When high-gloss plexiglass is used, subtle details are considerably enhanced.