ARTICLE: (computer term) A finished piece of artwork.|
BOOTSTRAPPED: (something your father would say) To have taught yourself how or been shown how and encouraged to try.
FORMAT: (computer term) To put an image on a piece of paper.
ISAPT: (Strecno-term) Any product or technology that's been developed since the 1950s when man first tackled space. It sounds high-tech, but what we're talking about here is your basic office equipment type-stuff. Copiers, printers, felt pens, scanners, white out, etc. In STRECHNOLOGY almost anything can be used to create the art.
MIX: (music term) To combine a bunch of different images and expose them to a bunch of different techniques.
MULTI-TRACK: (music term) To put a bunch of images on top of each other and basically create an original image.
PLAY: (music term) As in, "to PLAY a SAMPLED image." This simply means to manipulate the image. To do something, anything, to it.
SAMPLE: (hip hop term) Just like a rapper does. Sampling is when you take a image from anywhere at all and use it as part of your art. Simple as that.
SCRATCH: (hip hop term) To move an image in a rhythmic motion across the lightbar of a copier or scanner. This will result in a style all your own, if of course it's your hand doing the moving.
SELECT: (computer term) To choose an image.
STRECHNOLOGY : (Mark's term) Derived from the words, street and technology. It's the name of an art form that sounds quite complicated but is pretty simple if you ignore your own techno-phobia. It's really just a means of creating art using methods and tools in ways other than the way they were intended to be used.
TECHNOBASIC : (Strechno-term) An original language based on the computer language Basic. Technobasic incorporates technical terms borrowed from other related industries to explain the theories and techniques of STRECHNOLOGY.