Adelaide Damoah in Conversation with Edward Ofosu.
I have known Edward Ofosu for a few years now. I was even privileged enough to exhibit with him once in a group show. I can go as far as to boast that he bought one of my paintings once. Ofosu, born in 1973 told me that he knew from as early as eight years old that one day, he was going to be a painter. Having completed his secondary education in the 90’s, in Ghana, Ofosu found himself still longing to paint worked long hours in a poultry farm doing finance, while at the same time studying under the tutelage of a local artist who encouraged his natural talent.…
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Deconstructing Animation with Digital by Stephen Tompkins
My new works focus less on actual painting and more on animation and digitally constructed imagery which involve a process of deconstructing numerous drawings and parts of drawings by using digital means. While I’m a huge fan of old school cartoons and appreciate the hand-drawn qualities of using a light-table and I love the intensity and tone and hand-painted colors of Looney Tunes for example, I also think that one nowadays can achieve some interesting effects with current technology. I’m experimenting with a combination of hand-drawn elements that I scan and assemble using digital means and I’m really excited about this direction because it allows me more ways to rapidly…