Carolyn Schiffouer

Carolyn was born in California and later moved to Pa. She attended California University in California, PA and received a Bachelor of Education. Carolyn became a member of the Winkler Galley in 2004 and has been an active member since that time. She became interested in Digital Art when she discovered her first graphics program and began working with it. Carolyn’s preferred medium is Digital art and photography and her drive to create is the challenge of taking a photo and enhancing it so that the finished picture is something beyond the original snapshot.

I have been been driven to create. I kept trying to find a medium that
fit. Once I found design using the computer, I was hooked. The
possibilities are endless and intricate. The computer has had a
profound impact and is the growing, changing and challenging medium
of the 21st Century.
I have spent many years exploring the intricacies of Photoshop. I take a
photo and work on it in Photoshop using layers, blending modes, filters
and tools. I am continually pushing the medium to share with viewers a
deeper view of the magic that is nature. My art is not always planned,
sometimes it is Photoshop that points it in a efferent direction, and
that is the magic of digital art.
I take my inspiration from the world around me and the emotional
connection I feel. When looking at nature through a “digital lens” I enhance
the bits of magic that are already present. Using digital tools I distill
nature to extract the essential meaning or most important aspects of the