Doug Shiver's Profile
I was a watercolor artist before I was a photographer. Early on, I was frustrated that images I photographed for my subjects rarely ended up on film as I saw them when they were shot. I enrolled in some photography classes and began getting more usable images than failures. I learned that what I saw in the viewfinder and not in my head was what was really going on film. That realization improved my photographs as well as my paintings. As I evolved and technology evolved, I began using the computer more and more in my work. I still wanted to paint as well as do my photography. I began to explore combining the two to produce art. That's where I am today. I call it Creatography.
Doug Shiver is a native Georgian and a mainly self taught artist who is deeply fascinated with the South. This fascination manifests itself in much of his work, whether it is…
- Born on October 6
- Joined June 18, 2008