Tuesday’s Textures

After being diagnosed with Shingles last week and spending every day since then in constant pain, I decided that I really need to do something more constructive with my time than Netflix Binge, as opposed to sulking in despair, a few days sure but then I gotta get real. Then, of course, I also heard…

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Tuesday’s Textures

I spent most of last week feeling miserable and trying to sit and concentrate on anything was difficult, so I took this image (Lake Taupo, NZ) and just played with it, I adored the Monotone image, the calmness of the water and I simply made it a little more painterly. ~ Julz, xo

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Tuesday’s Textures – Magnolia

This was created from an image I took of a silk flower, it needed a little bit of artistic treatment, so I played in Photoshop, with some of my Texture Packs ~ Julz

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Fabulous Friday – Last Rays

Last week I shared an image that won a Special Merit in the Light Space & Time Botanical Comp, this one also received an Hon. Mention. This is the ‘twin’ to another image I entered last year, which also did quite well, same type of bird a Helmeted Honeyeater, and similar blossoms and colouring. I…

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Tuesday’s Texture – Painterly Vintage Boho

This was shot during a recent workshop, we actually experimented with holding various different materials in front of the camera lens; chiffon, lace, cheesecloth, tulle and such, we got some lovely creative images. I then ran this one through Photoshop and added a lovely painterly feel to it as well. ~ Julz, xo

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Why do I create?

What is it to be Consumed by One’s passion? Why do we do what we do, is there a tangible Why for everyone? I was asked recently WHY I do what I do, HOW I do what I do, and to put into words exactly WHAT it is that I do, and I don’t mean…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Urban Jungle

I created this piece of art just for fun, the model image is by Caroline Julia Moore (I have her permission). I even wrote a short story to go with it, it’s been far too long.  Through some of the smoke haze that was beginning to clear, she could see the shattered remnants of the…

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Tuesday Textures – Art of Tasmania

After I finally got through a quick edit of most of the photos from our trip to Tasmania, I went back and re-edited a few images, giving a more painterly feel and in the case of Bridestowe, adding some lavender, which was sadly missing when we visited. I really wanted the keep the warmth and…

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In the Studio – Introducing Zed Archibald

I had a call from one of my makeup artists’ Ally “Julz, you need to meet this kid Zed, he’s cool and I think he’ll be really cool to work with, he’s just started to get into modelling”. So I am like “send me his pic and some ideas and let’s see what works”. Zed (his…

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Tuesday’s Textures

While it’s true we have been travelling for many weeks, I was glad to get back in the studio the day after our return. I wanted to create some fantastic Fine Art Nudes and Jayde was only too happy to jump on board, especially once I showed her my ideas. “Basking in the radiance and sunshine…

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