The Visual Music blog gathers snap shot of websites that document work, artists, filmmakers, composers, musicians, video artists, exhibitions, call for worlds and events that work with the art and medium of visual and sound. All forms and presentations are considered. This blog contains an extensive archive as it has been active since 2005.

Scott Draves - Dub Visuals


Scott Draves - Dub Visuals

"The original images come from historic Islamic arabesques. They were carved in plaster and wood, painted, and mounted in actual buildings in Andalusia and Morocco. These ancient artworks were photographed, printed in a book, scanned into a computer, adjusted with Photoshop, and animated with After Effects. Each step in the journey has left its tell-tale mark, from the lighting of the original photograph to the mask of the printer to the blocky pixels of the digital zoom. "