Ghost Story

This is a new image that I created last week, as usual I don’t know how I got to to this last stage. I should document each step, but I didn’t on this image.I saw a face in the upper third of the image, which seemed ghost like.

Garden of Eden

This is a photograph that I took about a few years ago of a partially eaten apple.

“According to the Book of Genesis, a snake in the Garden of Eden told Eve to eat from the Tree of Knowledge. The Garden of Eden is first mentioned in the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. The Book of Genesis says the Garden of Eden was made for Adam and Eve.”

Any War

Scene of German soldiers during World War One.

My digital illustration “Any War” is based on a photograph that I took of my television screen , of the World War One movie “All Quiet on the Western Front”.I added texture and color and the flash of light that represents an explosion. This could be a scene from any war if the  the uniforms were changed.  This illustration is from a body of my work that I call “From the TV”.

 

on the TV 24 x 24

oil over 24″ x24″ digital canvas print .

This collage began with a photograph of the head of a female mannequin that I bought many years ago to use as photo reference for an illustration. The background was created using paint over  paper torn  from a newspaper.

Fusion

Fusion, or synthesis, is the process of combining two or more distinct entities into a new whole.

My oil over a digital canvas print is 32″ wide x 48″ high and is from my series of paintings that I call Inner Space.

 

Formation

“Formation” an oil over digital canvas print painting by John Foster Dyess

My painting Formation was selected by Jurors Sun Smith-Foret and David Brinker for the Art St. Louis exhibit Heaven and Earth.
There were 247 artworks submitted by 104 regional artists for the jurors consideration.

Art St. Louis is located at 1223 Pine Street, St.Louis MO 63103. the opening reception is Saturday, January 18, 5-7 pm. The exhibit runs from January 18 until February 12, 2020

This painting is 33″ x 32.5″.

 

blue and black and light

“Visible light is electromagnetic radiation whose wavelength falls within the range to which the human retina responds, i.e., between about 390 nm (violetlight) and 740 nm (red). White light consists of a roughly equal mixture of all visible wavelengths, which can be separated to yield the colors of the spectrum, as was first demonstrated conclusively by Newton. In the 20th century it has become apparent that light consists of energy quanta called photons that behave partly like waves and partly like particles. The velocity of light in a vacuum is 299,792 km per second.”

This is a photograph of light on the corner of two interior walls of my home. I have enhanced the color in Photoshop. This photograph is from my photography portfolio of  light and shadow.
John Dyess

Hello St. Louis followers,

Come see us and do some Holiday Shopping at the 2nd Annual Artist’s Boutique and Sale.
Location: Webster Groves Christian Church – 1320 W. Lockwood Ave. – St. Louis, MO 63122 – wgcc.org
Date and Time: Sat. Dec. 7, 2019 – 10:00am to 4:00pm
Free refreshments
Children’s activity table
Many unique and one-of-a-kind art items by a variety of artists.

A portion of proceeds go to benefit Art4Epilepsy.org

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deck chair and shadows

my photograph of a plastic chair and it’s shadow is part of my series of photographs of “What I see around and in my home”

color palette

This is my photograph of two of my throw away paint palettes laying on a painters drop cloth. The larger circle palette is a sandwich tray.The small palette is the bottom of a frozen TV dinner. John Foster Dyess