DESIGNING THROUGH A LENS
As a life-long designer and art director, I intuitively view subject matter in two dimensions. "Reducing" matter into shapes, textures, colors, and eliminating all forms of distractions. This is how I define abstract art; more specifically, abstract photography.
Regardless of content: An iconic orange dune of Namibia, a road's subtle curve, a beautifully-designed building; the great majority of my images reflect how I interpret what I intuitively see.
-Dennis Barnett, February 2019, Chicago, Illinois
I am an instructor of photography and design at the Highland Park Art Center in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, where I teach Composition; Camera Basics; Abstract Photography; and Graphic Design, beginning in April, 2019, where we discover new ways of looking at form, color, and texture.
I am also available for private instruction. I emphasize the philosophy of how we see our environment and the concept of creative viewing, concentrating on creating unique images, and why we use we use the tools we choose; the end result being more enjoyment of the art. Please contact me for additional information and availability.
I am available for a wide breadth of assignments. My clients have included individuals, companies, universities, and non-profit organizations. Additional samples of my work are available upon request.
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