Vintage Scales

I recently picked up on a visit to an antique bazaar this great little Australian made kitchen scales. Us Aussies have made some wonderful things over the years – Victa lawn mowers, Hills Hoist washing lines, just to name a few, sadly we are losing our icons, Kraft and Arnotts (iconic food brands) are no longer…

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Monday’s Musings…

Things have settled down again after my two extra long weekends in a row, sad but true. I spent the weekend either setting up for, running or recovering from two back to back workshops, it was exhausting, but so much fun…just not sure if I am game to try that again, but you watch I…

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In the Studio – with Chef Judy Pt1

No, not Judge Judy, but Chef Judy visited me in the studio the other week with some amazing home cooked treats, today I am sharing just one…Banana and Fig Bread, the smell was heavenly in the studio. We wanted to capture some simple country styling to emphasise the home-made country look and feel of this…

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Regular Random – Orange Flower

On a recent outing to Cloudehill gardens, I was completely captivated by this flower, I could not find a tag in the flower bed and sadly a Google image search said it was either a Blackeyed Susan or an African Daisy; somehow I do not think either is correct…hopefully someone within my friends will know?…

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In the Studio with Lisa – Part 2

I recently put up a post of Bubbles that Lisa and I did in the studio, but that is not all we did that afternoon. Lisa shares my passion for all things dark and moody, and she brought some fabulous flowers, which we played with as well as some other bits I had as well….such…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Watercolour

Yes, a shameless piece of self-promotion here 🙂 I created this piece from a flower shot from Hamilton Gardens in NZ and my brand new Soft Water Colours Collection of Digital Creative Textures and Backgrounds. I am getting quite a collection now on my website – go check it out Have a fabulous week… ~Julz,…

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Happy Easter…or whatever

Not exactly Regular Random for your Sunday viewing, but for those who may be around, I wish you a safe and happy Easter…or whatever. Non-chocolate simpleness…words to live by LIVE…LOVE…LAUGH… Peace ~ Julz, xo

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Light Painting – Banksia

I recently featured some Light Painted Images, it was so satisfying to get back into this form of photography, it has been sooooooooooo long. But it also made me realise that to get the details I really wanted I need to get a smaller LED torch and see what I could achieve with that. So…

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Light Painting – Peonies and Ballet Slippers

Last week I featured the first of my recent dabble with Light Painting – Hydrangeas and then my work with Antlers.  It really has been far too long and I am thoroughly enjoying getting back into this more painterly style of Still Life…here is my next one Peonies and Ballet Slippers I still have several more…

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Light Painting – Antlers

While I have been getting back into the swing of things, I thought I would share a few images I took over the weekend. Yesterday I featured Hydrangea, today something a little more masculine… In this image, while it is quite simple, took quite a while and various attempts to get just how I want…

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