Sunday, September 2, 2012

Silkscreen Attempt: Take 1

It has been quite a lull since the last posting, but all things in time. 

I saw one of Andy Warhol's silkscreened flowers at the Hirshhorn today.
It looked a little something like this: 

I decided to see if I could try my hand at silkscreen. I have always been facinated by the process, but lack the key things required to make a screened print (enlarger, screens, know all that important stuff). However, I do have my hand-dandy computer in front of I figured lets give it a shot! 

 This is the before picture:
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And here is that same image with my first attempt at digital silkscreen:
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As you can see, I still have a ways to go before I match the same style as what Andy did with his silkscreens, but I feel like I am on the right track. Also, I think that my color palette needs a bit of work...but hey I am colorblind after all.

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