Neither Obama nor Mitt Romney is foolish enough to compare himself directly to Lincoln, but whichever man is elected on Tuesday faces a political landscape nearly as divided and poisonous as the one confronted by the 16th president. Moreover, this year’s election will vividly illustrate that the schisms of the Civil War—over differing visions of justice and equality, competing ideas about states’ rights and federal power, cultural divisions between North and South—have yet to heal, long after the passage of many generations and enormous waves of demographic change…
art: painting by Tom Mervik
Freeware Windows software to convert photos / images into painterly styles.
While painterly image converters are nothing new (there are plenty of phone apps and Java / Processing applets that do the same thing), what is interesting with this one is that you can actually see the process at work. The top image is a tweaked GIF of what you can see (using the brushstrokes mode) while the image is being processed. The second image is the original photo, the third the final product. I used a 500 pixel wide image for demonstration purposes, but much larger photos can be used (which is an advantage over other apps).
You can find out more and download it via here.
Noch bis zum 13. November 2010 sind in der LOG Gallery Marburg, der Lorraine Ogilvie Gallery Marburg, Bilder von dem Künstler Harry Meyer zu sehen.
Die nachfolgende Ausstellung, ab dem 18. Juni, wird Volker Benninghoff gewidmet.
Weitere Informationen zu den Ausstellungen und den Künstlern in der Marburger Galerie sind auf der Website nachzulesen: