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Cityscape #3
TitleCityscape #3
Artwork DescriptionA mixed media art rendering of a cityscape photograph. Acrylic and colored pencil were used to create a sketchy look and to make it more abstract. This is the first of two images of the same artwork. Irregularities between the pieces may reflect a difference in the source material.
Description on ObjectCityscape #3; MaryAnn Johns; Photography: Infrared; Acrilics/pastels; 11 x 14 inches
Artist StatementI attempt to evoke, more than record, a mood that reflects my feelings about particular people & locations. I would like the viewer to "sense" the image(s) on an emotional level. (Johns, 1991)
LC SubjectAcrylic painting
Photography, Abstract
Photography, Artistic
Architectural photography
Photography -- Special effects
AAT Subjectinfrared photography
acrylic painting (technique)
color photography
mixed media
CreatorJohns, Mary Ann
Regional Arts CouncilThe Oregon Arts Commission has ten Regional Arts Councils that provide delivery of art services and information. The Council for this location is: Mid-Valley Arts. You may view their website at:
Artwork Creation Date1993
Award Date(s)1991
Mixed media
Artwork Measurements11 x 14 inches
Materials/Techniqueinfrared; acrylic and colored pencil
Source Formatslide
Artwork SiteSalem Oregon. Public Service Building
Site Address255 Capitol St. N. E., Salem Oregon
CountyMarion County, Oregon
Image ViewView 1 of 2 images (duplicate)
Image Processing HistoryMaster tiff image captured at 4000 pixels across the long edge using SilverFast AI 6.0 software. Digital images in tiff format are archived and saved. Adobe Photoshop CS2 used to reorient and crop image, set and neutralize shadow and highlight points, adjust levels, contrast and sharpen as needed. Second production tiff saved. Color profile converted from Adobe RGB (1998) to sRGB IEC61966-2.1, resolution revised to 125 pixels, resize longer dimension to 875 pixels; save display jpeg at quality level 6.
RightsCopyright is retained by the artist or author. All rights reserved.
ContributorsUniversity of Oregon Libraries; Oregon Arts Commission
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Digital Collection TitleUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Oregon Public Percent for Art Digital Collection.
Contributing InstitutionContributing Institution
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