David Kleinsasser Art Collections
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Artwork by David Kleinsasser
Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Slide Bolt Alhambra by David Kleinsasser
Ornate Plasterwork by David Kleinsasser
Moor and Blue Skiff by David Kleinsasser
Triumph By Night by David Kleinsasser
Cloudy Skyline Edmonton by David Kleinsasser
Athabasca Falls by David Kleinsasser
Ornate Column Alhambra by David Kleinsasser
The Measure Of All Things by David Kleinsasser
Threshold by David Kleinsasser
Skiff and Moor 3 by David Kleinsasser
Volkswagen 1600 by David Kleinsasser
Driftwood Swirls 2 by David Kleinsasser
Eroded Cracked Rock by David Kleinsasser
Portrait of S by David Kleinsasser
Kathleen 3 by David Kleinsasser
Moored Skiff Cabo de Gata by David Kleinsasser
Small Slide Bolt Alhambra by David Kleinsasser
Fallen Fence 4 by David Kleinsasser
Weathered Barn by David Kleinsasser
Lost In Thought by David Kleinsasser
Courtyard Roof Alhambra by David Kleinsasser
Fallen Fence 3 by David Kleinsasser
Mediterranean Mooring by David Kleinsasser
Sheep Topside by David Kleinsasser
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About David Kleinsasser
Described as a visual philosopher, David J. Kleinsasser is a successful, innovative visual artist who has participated in over 60 exhibitions; local, national and international. David taught painting, printmaking, drawing, traditional photography and digital image making for 18 years at Grant MacEwan University, University of Alberta, University of Papua New Guinea and others. His credentials include a Master of Visual Art in Printmaking (1993), Bachelor of Fine Art in Painting (1978) and he studied photography at Ryerson University, Toronto (1981). He now travels the world in search of the quintessential image.
Digital/Fine Art/Photography is how I describe my work. What do I mean by this? First and foremost it is photographically based, I use a camera to record pixels, these pixels are the starting point, the source material for image creation. Secondly, it is fine art, the aesthetic that informs my work comes from the world of fine art not from photography, my background and formal training is that of a painter and printmaker. Thirdly, it is digital. I work on the computer screen pushing, pulling and manipulating pixels in order to transform those pixels into an image that presents my vision. Could I create an image like this with more traditional media? Of course, it would just take much, much longer. So I do not describe my work as "digital fine art photography" as that implies the work is a form of photography, but as digital/fine art/photography, like three separate entities interacting symbiotically.
The camera's function is not just the recording of pixels, it is about using the viewfinder to crop out a part of the world, isolating and presenting it in a different context. Doing so allows for a heightening awareness of detail, texture and colour, as well as the creation of composition through the imposition of a frame. This is the first layer of abstraction that separate the final image from its source.