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Kathie Chicoine

Kathie Chicoine

Photographic Art / Digital Art / Photography Chicago, IL

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I've always been interested in art and especially inspired by color, texture, and shapes. That's the reason that I love taking photographs of nature - especially flowers. I'm often in the forest preserves and parks surrounding Chicago and at the botanic gardens clicking away. I started taking photos of nature primarily, but in the past couple of years, I've become fascinated with creating totally new images by digitally editing my original photographs through the use of various tools,filters and textures. There are 5 image editors that I like to experiment with. I also enjoy creating new images by playing with fractals.
A new interest involves creating, fun, joyful images directly from the computer. My digital art frequently has a whimsical, childlike quality to it. There's a loose, free feel to the images because I use my non-dominant hand when painting them.
I have had past solo exhibits at : Ethical Humanist Society in Skokie, IL.
Palatine Library in Palatine, IL.
Village of Bartlett Art Gallery in Bartlett, IL.
Carol Stream Library in Carol Stream, IL.
My work is in various private collections.

My work is also available at Arts in Bartlett Gallery in Bartlett, IL. and
the DuPage Art League Gallery in Wheaton, IL.

Thank you very much for stopping by and for sharing in my work.
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Photographic Art - Digital Art - Photography

I've always been interested in art and especially inspired by color, texture, and shapes. That's why I love taking photographs of nature - especially flowers. I'm often in the forest preserves and parks surrounding Chicago and at the botanic gardens clicking away. I started taking photos of nature primarily, but in the past couple of years, I've become fascinated with creating totally new images through the technique of editing my original photographs. I frequently start by layering several of them. Then I experiment with various editing tools, filters and textures, until I create an image that is most appealing to me. Sometimes I simply use a filter and texture to give the photograph a softer look ... for instance, giving it the look of an oil painting. My photographic art is based on my original photographs. There are several image editors that I enjoy experimenting with to see what unique images I can create. My current favorites are Zoner, Gimp and Paint.Net. I use an inexpensive Canon point and shoot camera for the majority of my photographs. I occasionally use a Panasonic Lumix point and shoot.

A new interest involves creating, fun, joyful images directly from the computer. My digital art frequently has a whimsical, childlike quality to it. There's a loose, free feel to the images because I use my non-dominant hand when painting them. My digital art originates from my computer drawings and my imagination. I'm a self-taught artist; constantly looking for new ways to express my creativity. I've discovered through my photography that creating art brings me joy and I'm truly blessed to be able to do what I love. I hope my artwork will bring a smile to your face and brighten your day.