Brooke Shaden’s 15 Day Content Creation Challenge, Part 2

Last week I explained the current Brooke Shaden 15 Day Content Creation Challenge and shared five new pieces created for it, this week another five images. I must confess to feeling a little burnt out this week, it has been a busy few months, and to be honest possibly not the greatest time to jump…

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Tuesday’s Textures – August Shift Art Challenge

Sticking with my more is less theme of late, I offered this up as my Shift Art Challenge, for August   It is a composite of three different images, the field, the sky and the girl. I added the hair and skirt, changed all the colors and tones and added more grass in the distance.…

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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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Share Your World – 8th August, 2017

What was the last URL that you bookmarked or saved? It has actually been quite a while since I book marked a URL but I believe it was August Bradley’s  website, I adore his work, truly brilliant and breathtaking. Check it out. I took inspiration from his Darkroom series for my image of The Fool.…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Helping Hands

While preparing for the Pixel Sisters Studio Conceptual Portrait Workshop, I created numerous test shots and scenarios to make sure everything would flow smoothly on the day. To say I do a LOT of preparation for my shoots and workshops is an understatement. One particular shot which took my fancy recently which is one inspired…

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A word about my YouTube Channel

I don’t really have an ‘In the studio’ today, as last weekend was all about the Pixel Sisters workshop, so jump on over there to read more in depth about our Floral Fantasy Workshop. Today I thought I might share something a little different, are you aware that I have a Youtube channel? I know…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Same, same but different

Now I am pretty sure I have featured this first image before, I am in fact quite proud of it, so simple yet profound at the same time. Some people found it depressing and others found the same image uplifting.   I had a thought occur to me several days ago, for giving it a…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Satisfaction

I get a lot of satisfaction from seeing one of my conceptual portraits move from my imagination to a finished image on my computer. I spent hours, days, weeks even arranging and sourcing the right model, the props, how I want it poses, lit and so one, and that all pretty much happens in my…

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Tuesday’s Textures – Tarot Series update

I am sure you are all now familiar with my Tarot series and it is moving along at quite a pace, most of the Major Arcana is now done (still a few tricky ones to do), and I have the Ace, Page, Queen, and King of quite a few of the Minor Arcana. Today I…

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Shift Art Update…

Just in I won First Runner Up in this month’s Shift Art challenge, very exciting, especially considering the piece that won…..awesome. Check them out here.   Shift Art is very challenging, as you are not working with your own images, for me, I find that extremely challenging. Each month I try to work my magic…

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