The History of Digital Collage - Daniel Yantani

Timeline created by digitalart.dy
  • Period: to

    Early Collages - Cubism

    Cubism was a significant style of art that became extremely popular during the early 1900s that began the popularism for the creation of collages, reflecting the changing society from traditional painting to new movements of art. Famous artists of this type of art were Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Hannah Höch, Raoul Haussman, John Heartfield, and Kurt Schwitters.
  • Cubism

    Cubism
    The artistic style of Cubism was very popular in the early 1900s and was prior but influential in the introduction of the collage. The art piece "Cut with the Kitchen Knife Dada Through the Last Weimar Beer Belly Cultural Epoch of Germany" from Hannah Höch is a clear example of this movement and an example of early collages.
  • The Beginning of Digital Collage

    The Beginning of Digital Collage
    Digital Collage is an art style that makes a collage by using, piecing and layering together a great number of images and textures from different materials to create a new picture or piece of art with the use of technology. It became increasingly popular and accessible with the emerging technology. Nowadays people use it for a large variety of uses either for entertainment or advertisement. Although it is widely accessible to most people, it requires knowledge to make a great picture.
  • Period: to

    Digital Collage

    Digital Collage is an art style that makes a collage by using, piecing and layering together a great number of images and textures from different materials to create a new picture or piece of art with the use of technology. It became increasingly popular and accessible with the emerging technology. Nowadays people use it for a large variety of uses either for entertainment or advertisement. Although it is widely accessible to most people, it requires knowledge to make a great picture.
  • Adobe Ilustrator

    Adobe Ilustrator
    The program of Adobe Illustrator became very important for editing and drawing smooth curves and creating high-resolution shapes and images that helped to create digital collage pieces. In 1989, it was introduced for Microsoft Windows personal computers and available for the public use. Programs continued to be created that would make collages popular in modern times.
  • Adobe Photoshop

    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe Photoshop was another extremely important program for editing pictures. Many artists of digital collage use it because it is easy to control, a great tool for art and relatively available. It was developed by Adobe Inc. for Windows and macOS and is widely used for digital arts. Adobe leater created another program called InDesign that works as an introduction for beginners.
  • Julien Pacaud - Famous Artist

    Julien Pacaud - Famous Artist
    Having success making digital collages is difficult because although many programs are available it requires special techniques. Julien Pacaud is a popular of the many artist of digital collage that has worked on making them since 2003. His artworks can be found at his website: https://julienpacaud.com/Artworks
  • The Rise of Mobile Applications

    The Rise of Mobile Applications
    Computer programs continued to be developed and with the invention of the smartphone came new apps and therefore an easier access to programs for making a wide variety of new things to common people. Soon, art programs and apps in smartphones were developed, and offered big possibilities to make art, including collages. Some collage making applications include: PicCollage, Diptic, Moldiv, PicPlayPost, PicsArt, PiZap, Pic Stitch, PhotoGrid and many others.
  • Modern Digital Collage

    Modern Digital Collage
    Nowadays with the increased access to technology, and especially the internet and apps people use the artistic style of digital collage for a wide variety of uses. For example, it is linked to popular culture, to create advertisements, posters and cards, for fashion designs, and to use for covers in products, videos, designs, social media and other applications. It is accessible to the public and relatively easy to do with the current programs, but it requires many techniques.