Sunday, August 12, 2007

inspire :: DNA

Inspire Me Thursday's topic this week is Uniqueness/DNA. My first impulse was to repost my digital art piece which features a latticework of DNA.  Then I thought I'd repost this image about my birth defect. Then I decided I'd just link back to that (as I realized it wasn't imported to the WordPress blog) and post the pregnant image. I keep forgetting and re-remembering that I'd made this. (I don't have any prints of my own; I paid my doula with the one framed print I'd displayed at an art show.)

It occurs to me now that I could maybe create some digital pieces or altered digital pieces for that show in October. I've only very tentatively and quietly created real digital work, haven't really emraced the medium as Fine Art (versus Graphic.) Time- and money-wise, it's probably the best bet to actually follow through and create a small series for the show. It's still costly, though: printing and framing.  If we can get caught up a little on bills, borrow what's left  I'll worry about making the art now; buying materials will follow.

 This was the one piece of intentional, "fine" art I made while I was pregnant. It's called MotherLine. It was a pencil drawing, scanned in and painted in Photoshop then duplicated and layered with the (really beautiful) latticework of DNA I pieced together. I love the DNA in it- definitely my favorite part.

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