“Today’s artists continue to push the limits of their creativity, often by producing work using irregular mediums and materials. For Los Angeles artist Petra Cortright, digital technology offers many possibilities when creating abstract landscapes.
Cortright works on a Wacom tablet in Photoshop. Every element in her paintings are created by her own hand, and each brushstroke is a separate layer, but the process continues when it’s time to print on aluminum, linen and paper at a commercial printing facility at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York. This is when things get complicated, and she must work with a master printer to control the transparency and opacity…”