Digital Modes of Expression

Sep, 2017

When it comes to creative professions, we talk a lot about expressing ideas. Making your audience understand what you want to say is where your success lies. Though your design skill is the primary key to communicate better, it also lies in the medium you choose to communicate.

In the digital era, you are offered with numerous mediums of art that can ease your work or better your digital work. Here are the mediums that you may opt for.

Digital Photography: Digital cameras give out images in a digitized form, which can be readily stored as a computer file, edited using digital processing software or printed. This is best to get realistic static images.


Digital Photo Painting: It is generally the next step of Digital Photography, in which the photographs captured is post-processed using digital tools, in order to get the desired effect.



2D Visual Arts: Digital paintings and artworks can be created just like how you paint on a paper. The only difference is you would use the power of digital tools, like Adobe Photoshop and Corel Painter.


3D Visual Arts: 3D arts can be created using 3D modelling and rendering software that incorporates digital geometric shapes called polygons and Nurbs. These can be created by arranging objects in the virtual environment (computer screen), which will be set to be photographed by the computer.



Computer-Generated Arts: Such artworks are exclusively generated by a computer, based on the program executed. The common tools used to create computer-generated arts are ArtWonk and Scribble.



Animated Artwork: Computer-generated images (be it 2D or 3D) are played in a sequence to create animations. Movies and video advertisements are the primary mediums that use animated artwork.


Integrated Arts: Integrated arts are those created by using multiple digital artwork techniques.


Explore every medium before your select the best to express your thoughts!