WHAT IS A VIDEOGRAPH ?
Most people have never heard the term "VIDEOGRAPH". The videograph
( in an artistic application ) is an image created from actual video footage.
When I reach the picture on the tape that I want to start creating from.
I freeze the image on the monitor. I then begin to colour, digitize and
/ or alter the picture in a multitude of ways with my video palette until
it becomes the creative composition that I am striving for.
Upon reaching this point, I electronically transfer the image from the
monitor to a 35mm slide; then to a finished piece of art. The art may vary
in size from as small as 5" x 7" to as large as 30" x 40".
It may be on canvas, masonite board, transparency ( on plexiglass ), or
This form of art came to me in the late ' 80's when, as a video producer,
I discovered the incredible applications of special effects on video. I
saw the great possiblilities as an art form from that point on, video production,
for me, took on a whole new dimension. My images are so much more than either
video or photographs. They are a unique art form with limitless potential