Still Life in the Studio – Dark and Moody

Spent a few hours in the Studio working on some new Dark and Moody for fun and ideas for an upcoming workshop. I adore the Eiffel Tower and florals on black perspex, such fantastic reflections, the red chillies were fun and the sugar on the strawberry, loads of fun, but so, SO messy!! I hope…

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Tuesdays Textures – Dreaming of Summer

The base photo for this image was taken of Jess in the studio, I knew I wanted to do something a little different but initially was not quite sure what. I through around a few ideas. I wanted the mirror to be a portal to another world, another time or location. Both are taken at…

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In the Studio – The Great Gatsby

This is something I have been wanting to try my hand at for a while – The Great Gatsby, you know the story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald about the roaring 1920’s Jazz Music and Flapper dresses, I adore the movie with Leonardo DiCaprio by Baz Lurman – I adored the old school glitz and…

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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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In the Studio…with The Mad Hatter

What seems like so long ago I did a shoot in the studio with Jess for Alice through the Looking Glass.  It seemed only fitting to follow this up with a Mad Hatter and a White Rabbit inspired shoot…but first, The Mad Hatter I have been working on some new lighting concepts and I simply…

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Tuesday Textures – The Raging Tempest

That feeling of suffocation, you can’t seem to catch a breath, where did all the air go? deep ragged breaths and you cannot get enough to fill your lungs. The heat boils from inside, rivers of lava, coiling and creeping up your skin, the fear, the loathing, tastes like copper in your throat…

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Monday’s Musings

Do ever just wake up and think, wow my life is pretty friggin awesome? I had a few flat weeks when I went back to work full time, but now I’m back. I had an epiphany last week and as a result I spent several days completely rebuilding my Contemporary Portraits Website, IG and Facebook,…

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Share Your World – 15th January 2018

“Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire”
-St. Catherine of Sienna

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Tuesday’s Textures – Elf on a Shelf

I recently did a photo shoot with Ms. Gemma Tricks, who had this fabulous Elf costume, so we decided to create a fun Christmas themed shoot. This is a piece of art I created from one of the photos. I kept thinking about the silly little Elf on the shelf, or is it Elf in…

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Friday Fiction – Hush My Child

He stood alone, the last of his kind, gentling cradling his child, the last hope for his people, now scared and hungry and too tired to go on. He felt much the same way himself, how did this come to pass? He stood surrounded by an army of faceless mechanoids, the air filled with smoke, and the buzz of a hundred thousand drones.

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