Photo Art

Abstract Photoshop composites editing photographs to create unique and wonderful creatures and scenes, inspired by 20th cenury surrealist movement (Dalí).

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Animals, cuteness ♥

This bag has an inhabitant
This bag has an inhabitant

Penguin getting the bus

Penguin getting the bus

fox-balloon

Cat receptionist?

Cat receptionist?

Cat writer

Cat writer

Cat-ele-horse

Cat-ele-horse

Floating fruit in the clouds

Floating fruit in the clouds

Woman riding a hoverfly

Woman riding a hoverfly

Ever been bird-skiing?

Ever been bird-skiing?


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Science Fiction and Mechanical

Earth Spinner, what makes us turn

Earth Spinner, what makes us turn

world-for-dad

Football-watched-you

Planet

reality-under-construction

Mechosaur

Classic-smartphone

Spider-camera

LocoLoco

Multiverse


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appleclouds

Ballet flower

bee riding

being watched

Bird skiing

birds cow rustling

bloody big spider

bus scaring cars

bus train

caterfly

climbing mt chest of drawers

Conker House

flipsy daisy

flying bagel

David Goodwin

David Goodwin

flying castle

Flying Key advert

Fruit hills

hand spiders

Land of Books=3

mouth of spires

Oddity

owl cat

plant creature

polar bus stop

Pyramidaria

When the bin doesn't get emptied

When the bin doesn’t get emptied

Temple in the sky

If the Great Wall of China was part of London Underground

If the Great Wall of China was part of London Underground

Violinist tightrope walker


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This is a range of image composites created via Photoshop to show a range of often surreal and abstract scenes and ideas (woman riding on a hoverfly, cloud-ships, etc).

All images are ©David Goodwin 2019, do not reproduce

Showing how I make the below images. I have not recorded the process for every image creation:

 

Cat-horse-lephant (there may be other animals in there).

As humanity, or another species, travels out into the far reaches of space. The ‘planet’ is actually part of a sheep mixed with a marble for texture, the wavery gaseous effect is actually an iris 👁

Set in a dystopian future or alternate timeline, humanity creates flying craft from remains of abandoned vehicles and applicances. This picture is made up primarily of a tractor but also extraction/exhaust fans, pistons, parts of a steam train.

Inspired by a scene from Roald Dahl’s classic book and adaptations of James and the Giant Peach. Only apple and strawberry, not a peach in this case.

 

Bird skiing

What, you’ve never tried this? You haven’t lived!

This is made up with parts of various trains and goods wagons and is meant to have the appearance of a mechanical worm or snake. Created 31-5-2019

Meant to depict a beautiful but surreal universe with the spaceship travelling through (made up of a dandelion clock, bottle opener, and seafront telescope).

This ‘snail’ is made up of a spiral staircase (the shell), parts of a Singer sewing machine and lights for the eyes along with a fragment of pipe to complete the linking.

 

Dimension portals

 

Classic Smartphone

Modern smartphones are incredible pieces of technology. This is the parts that make up a smartphone (gaming, telephone, radio, etc) realised based on their original early form, somewhat less compact.

 

Land of books

This concept is a place entirely made of books and words, from the open books and pages that make up the land and water, to the pen-and-book bridge, to the wild bookafly, word-tree and book mountains. In some of my works, I set a specific rule as to what types of objects must contruct a scene (e.g. all fruit).

However, although manipulated to create the forms in the finished piece they must still be recognised as what they are. For example, the bookafly is still visibly a book.

The machines have turned against us! This human-gobbling machine is actually made up of a mining vehicle and digger.

 

Mushroom tea anyone?

In the absence of magic (see Harry Potter), people have figured out other ways to make cars fly, albeit less elegantly.

Inspired by a sticker on an escalator showing how to use it (illustration) where half the figure was cut off in the image.

What if The Great Wall of China was part of the London Underground? Actually, probably best not.

 

Pizza beach

Do you keep pets in your bag? Something between creepy and cute

 

Universal Storage

 

Um, oops. Bad station design!

 

Arachnophobes look away. Hand spiders!

 

Canyon (actually a regular beach taken close-up, trick of perspective and editing)

This scene is entirely (sky colour aside) made of fruit and vegetables. Can you identify them? P.s. the road is aubergines stretched out.

A spoof of Apple brand advertising

 

Impolite notice

Sit down? Actually, maybe best not.

 

Faux film poster

 

Bus-train

This piece was made by combining a bus with a mainline train (recoloured) and adding onto a station.

 

Featuring an Emperor Penguin waiting for the bus

Reality is still loading. This is a location near where I used to live when studying at university.

Made of carrots, olives (rocks), bananas and seagulls (not a food)

Spring fox

 

You watch the football; the the football of the 51st century watches you right back

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