Following the article I wrote for #ArtHistoryProject Digital Art - Why it's such a popular medium I wanted to bring to you another topic for discussion. It has been a prevailing topic for a while now around the internet and amongst community members in respects to Digital Art and Traditional Art.
Digital Art: is a general term for a range of artistic works and practices that use digital technology as an essential part of the creative and/or presentation process.
Traditional Art: refers to fine arts that use the old methods for creating artwork, such as pens, brushes, clay and other tools. Although traditional arts has different techniques than digital arts, but in fact, the different forms of art are all related to each other by the same concept, which also involves digital arts.
"It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done."
― Vincent van Gogh
There is a question I would like to pose to the community but I want to give this disclaimer a little light first. Please be aware that this is a discussion and not a roast. Please be respectful and note that this is not intended for bashing on one medium vs another so please keep cordial. If you step out of line with your comments they will be hidden. Thank you!
You are more then welcome to join in the discussion with the topics I have prepared below. Feel free to engage in one, all or none!
"There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost."
― Martha Graham
The Topics Of Discussion
Feel free to discuss any or all topics!
1. Do you think that Traditional art will always be more favorable to art appreciators because it doesn't lack the physical touch of the artist? Do you think that Traditional art is more appealing then Digital Art because artists are limited to their tools while using the Digital Medium?
2. Is Digital Art comparable to Traditional Art?
3. Common thought amongst the populous: Digital Art and the tools you use to paint / draw are considered just that; Tools and not actual art. Thoughts?
4. Do you think Digital Art is more valued because its "repairable" vs
Traditional art where the outcome will stay as the artists intended and is unchangeable (at least not easily)?
- 1. wikipedia.org - Digital Art
- 2. GraphicMania.net - Traditional Art vs Digital Art
- 3. Quote 1 from goodreads.com
- 4. Quote 2 from goodreads.com