ST. ANDREWS ISLAND | Niki ButcherFlorida © 2016
We were just driving around the island looking for possible photographs for Clyde when we came across this scene. There wasn’t a foreground for Clyde, so he didn’t want to stop, but I loved the giant cloud with the single person on the beach, so Clyde stopped the car and I took this from the window of the car! 🙂 The Art of Hand Painting Black and White Photographs Photographed with a Sony digital camera and instead of oil painting with Q-tips and cotton balls, Niki was able to paint using Photoshop. Changing from the old-fashioned way of doing her art, to the new ‘fashion’ of using technology was challenging, but she’s enjoying getting back to her own personal expression. Archival Print Making Niki’s open edition gicleé artwork is printed on Sunset Bright Velvet Rag matte finish paper using eight archival inks. A state-of-the-art Epson Stylus Pro printer creates deep, rich dark values that hold subtle detail in the shadows as well as bright vivid colors that are truly tropical.