In the Studio – Messy chocolatey fun

I am working on creating a new Workshop for September, and as I often do I spend several hours in the studio, coming up with ideas. Frequently there is more mess than the below pic…..but believe me it got much messier than this! Not sure if you can tell by all the kitchen accessories and…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Elemental

This week’s WPC is Elemental, Erica’s image fired up memories of our trip to Central Australia a couple of years ago, as well as our trip earlier this year to Broken Hill. Then there are trips to the beach on stormy days, fiery sunrises and sunsets, the wide open Australian Landscape, where one can see…

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Brooke Shaden’s 15 Day Content Creation Challenge, Part 1

As you all know I love a good challenge, and I particularly like Brooke’s, she makes you think and pushes you to go beyond your boundaries; well I think so. So when Brooke announced another challenge this year, I signed up, 40% of the proceeds go towards her charity as well; win win. Each day…

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Winter Workshops – Pixel Sisters Studio, Conceptual Fine Art Portraits

WOW, what a mouth full for a post title! But yes, only one week after our very first Floral Fantasy Workshop, the Pixel Sisters ran their first Conceptual Fine Art Portrait Workshop. To say Desley and I are a wee bit tired is a complete understatement. We do put a LOT of thought and effort…

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Share Your World – August 2, 2017

If you had to have your vision corrected would you rather: glasses or contacts? Or what do you use if you need to have your vision corrected? I’ve been wearing glasses for almost 30 years and I am at peace with that, especially after seeing my daughter struggle these last few weeks trying to wear her…

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Winter Workshops – Floral Fantasy

Well, we did it, the Pixel Sisters Studio successfully completed their very first workshop. We had eight participants, so excellent turn out for our first venture. Everyone really seemed to enjoy themselves, as did Desley and I too. We had some beautiful fresh flowers and some truly stunning artificial flower arrangements, courtesy of Desflora Flowers.…

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Winter Workshops #4 – Dark and Moody Fruit

By far the most popular workshop I have run this year has been Dark and Moody Fruit. Dark and Moody are so in fashion right now, but to some, it seems unobtainable. In reality, it is not as difficult as everyone thinks. The other item on the agenda and quite popular is a brief lesson in…

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Manic Mondays…

Such a busy and tiring weekend, but so much fun. Spent all day with a new Model and Makeup Artist, for my new The Secret Garden Shoot, five hours for hair and makeup, and no, none of the hair, makeup or body paint is photoshopped! Seriously cool and creepy, but more on that soon…here’s a…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Unusual

This week we are asked to post an unusual photo, something unusual to us or a technique, this is a hard call when my of my art is pretty unusual. But I do suppose this one from last Summer was one out of the box I did this awesome Milk Bath Shoot with Rachelle James.…

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Share your World – 11th July, 2017

Here are this week’s SYW Questions from Cee How do you like to spend a rainy day? Rainy wet days are good for three things, curling up on the couch with the dog and binge watching whatever it is I’m into at that given time (Lately, that’s Marvel’s Agents of S.h.i.e.l.d), shooting in the studio (it…

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