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Thursday 12 March 2015

Some news from the site

Hello everybody.

I'm sorry I didn't post anything here since a few months. In the mean time two new artists have appeared on the main site.
I just give you their names here. Please go the site and take a look, there are some great images there.

The first was Kelly Keltos who plays with fragmented images and movement while scanning :
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The second is Robert Haspel, who uses transparency in a very subtle manner.

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I hope to give news more often in the future.

Saturday 28 December 2013

A question from Debb VanDelinder about special use of scanners

I received this mail from Debb. She, and I, hopes that someone can answer her question :

I'm wondering if you or anyone in the scanography site might know where I can get a scanner that either works in an upside down position or how or modify a scanner for inverted use? I'd really like to make some images in this position but my scanner doesn't work if I flip it. I read that their are modified scanners for use in heb scanning but can't come up with how they did this. Thanks for any direction you might be able to provide. I really need to figure this out. I have a couple of older scanners I could hack if someone has some clear directions. Of course if someone would just sell a reasonably priced version that would be optimal.

Debb VanDelinder

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Saturday 29 October 2011

The animated Lil Ashton

Our new artist from London is a young lady who will surprise you…
Animating her scanns and playing with her painted portraits, that's what Lil Ashton is dealing with.

And the results are surprising. Not only are this portraits intriguing but they also move you as they move themselves. These are like cries from outside world or inner feelings. In the same time there is a lot of humor and fun in those images.

The best way to understand what I mean is to check on her page

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Tuesday 31 May 2011

Reflection from Lucy Peltier

For this month I want to present you Lucy Peltier. She is playing with very simple yet attractive compositions with marbles and leaves. I hope you like the quality of her images and the abstract movements she introduces…

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Saturday 6 November 2010

Jaime Ruas strikes back…

Jaime Ruas sent us new images created in his unique and fantastic technic.

Take a look at his page to see his Art is such a personal one and it has some magic in it. His personal universe grows with his practice of scanner painting, his mixes of types, colors, forms produces a very graphical result.

Personnaly, I'm a big fan.

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Friday 5 March 2010

A video made completely in scannography

Diane Kaye made me discover this nice, well rythmed and funny clip. Melting all kind of scannographic images. You can watch it here Created by Damon Stea of Mindfruit Studios made Memoirs of a Scanner with Cassandra Chowdhury and Zack DeZon.“The shoot probably took around six hours of pure, unadulterated face-to-the-scanner animating, followed by pickup shots of all the papers and transitions,” Stea said. “Editing was pretty quick as well — it was a remarkably simple process to actually complete.”

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I hope they will produce others…

Sunday 20 September 2009

Stephanie Sierou-Aarten from Netherlands

The community continues to grow after a calm summer where I didn't do anything on the site !!

Stephanie Sierou-Aarten is a student in Art from Holland. She discovered the magic of scannography seven years ago, and this technic became a passion for her. This discovering reminds something to me, as it must for a lot amongst us.

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Take a look at her beautiful creations. She seems fascinated by colors, lights and movements. Her works are close to Jens Standke's images. She plays with glass objects that she moves on the scanner while scanning. The result is amazing as it seems to represent some outerspace creatures or images from another dimansion. Which is, in a certain way, the case, as she distorts time and space with her method !

Monday 6 July 2009

Portraits and abstractions by Elisabeth Gibouin

A young french girl, student in Visual Arts and History of Art in Angers is using a scanner to create images and projects of her own. Elisabeth produces two types of scannographies. You can now see her images on our main site, but also on this page.

The first are portraits in black and white where she tries to put emotions and to capture a kind of innerworld of the subject… The lights, contrasts and composition are superb in these images and she succeeds by transmitting emotions and characteres of the persons she scanns…

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The second type of scannographies are abstracts. Elisabeth paints abstract color compositions, then scanns them while moving them on the scanner screen-plate. She obtains images with lots of movements and waves. She uses them in projections while a dancer follows his inspiration guided by these scannnographic movements… A very interesting experiment.

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I hope you will like this new artist. Don't hesitate to give her some feedback by commenting these images.

Wednesday 4 February 2009

Playing with light : Jens Standke

A german scannographer joined our community…

Jens Standke is experimenting lots of different ways of creating images. One of those ways is scannography. But, as for all his other artistic researches, he doesn't go the common path. As he explains "I examine the relationship of time, movement, reflections and visual perception. "
His scannogaphies are essentially a play of movement and light and the result is some strange forms, like ghosts that suddenly become very real and consistant. With a usual camera capturing light effects is something that is completely blurred. With the scanner, on the opposite, you have sharpness on each moment the light is captured. So these are unusual images and, the more, really appealing to the eyes.
Movement, light, reflection is the basis of this serie, but Jens also did some portraits that you can discover on his page on "scannography.org"

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Saturday 17 January 2009

Scanner lens driven by hand

Sergey Sorokin is a diverse artist touching all kind of medias.

His scannographys are abstract and geometrical. Far from the standards we slowly create by being a community of artists. But that's also what makes him interesting. He uses the scanner in a non-conventional way. Colorfull, presenting very repetitive motives, using often printed papers as ground material for his images, he doesn't fit completely in what we now call scannography.
Sergey takes the scanner lens out of the scanner and rambles it on the objects or things he want to interpretate. This approach is very new, I think, and certainly allows a lot of new images to appear. My regret is he stayed a bit too classic in what he showed. I suppose he will try out lots of things in the next future (why not body parts, screens, animals…). For those who are ready to try this technic I'm sure this will open new areas of creation. So, thank you Sergey, for presenting us these images and a good continuation to you.

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