What is Art?



A poster series for the following quote: “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” - Edgar Degas.

Design Considerations

Using photo-manipulation, paint splatters and drips became shapes and forms that allowed the viewer to reflect about the purpose of art.

What Is art: Poster Series Triple Mockup

Complete Series


What is Art? Process

Original Imagery

Photographs were taken at the Lindenwood University Theatre Department Scene Shop. This area is where the production artists painted the sets for upcoming shows. The floor continually collected paint drips and markings during these processes, leaving interesting patterns and textures.
What is Art? Process

Grid Exploration

After the photographs were taken, they were taken into Photoshop and warped, distored, and manipulated in various ways.