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Masters Theses

Photography

Eastern Illinois University

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The Photograph And Photo-Realism In Painting, Nancy G. Odom Jan 1981

The Photograph And Photo-Realism In Painting, Nancy G. Odom

Masters Theses

This thesis is an attempt to substantiate the legitimacy of the photograph as a source and aid to painters.

Chapter 1. reviews various artists and major art movements of the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries influenced by the photograph. Since the invention of photography in 1839, artists such as Manet, Delacroix, Corot, Degas, Picasso, and Dali have used photographs as a source of inspiration and help in achieving the qualities they desired in their paintings. Most major art movements since the middle 1800's were influenced in some way by the various developments of the camera and photography.

Photo-Realism, a style ...


Painting From Photographs, Judith A. Poynter Jan 1981

Painting From Photographs, Judith A. Poynter

Masters Theses

Based on the premise that all paintings should be derived from what can be visually observed at length, this paper explores the use of photographs as a painting aid to the artist. The paper has three main sections. The first section contains historical data, the second contains advantages in using photographic assists, and the third contains personal experiments by the author.

The paper incorporates a brief survey of twenty-five major artists who have worked from photographs with the benefits they obtained from this approach. The artists surveyed were from the seventeenth through the twentieth century.

The second section of the ...


The Photograph As A Model In Painting, Denise Dale Plumlee Jan 1979

The Photograph As A Model In Painting, Denise Dale Plumlee

Masters Theses

No abstract provided by author.


The Photo-Image: Its Transformation And Reformation, John Lim Jan 1974

The Photo-Image: Its Transformation And Reformation, John Lim

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.