Creative Challenge – Dreams

I recently took part in Brooke Shaden Impact in Focus Creativity Challenge, a week long challenge to spur our creativity on and created something ourselves. We had a few days to plan, a day to capture, a day to edit and then to share. Mine wasn’t too deep as far as conceptual themes go, but…

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Raven – The way forward

Sometimes the only way forward, is to step towards the light. Take one step, then two, often there is no other way. Slowly and careful putting one foot in front of the other. There are unseen dangers in every shadow, but keep a lookout and stay on the path. Any adventurer knows these things, but…

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Digital Art – River Sprite

A few weeks back I was busy making loads of art, mostly Halloween type stuff. I was totally missing my yearly creep fest. So I grabbed some old shots I took a few years back and with fresh eyes and a new agenda I tried to make a ghostly river sprite. It sort of come…

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Digital Art – Rainbow Lorikeet

I took one of my photos of a Rainbow Lorikeet, and turned it into this cute piece of digital art. Did you notice the sweet ladybug? Also from another photo taken in the garden. Here’s hoping you’re having a wonderful day… ~ Julz

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Digital Art – Portrait

I have been playing with the mixer brush in Photoshop, I have been revelling in just creating art for the fun of it and isn’t that the point? We create because we enjoy it, it doesn’t really matter what ‘IT’ is. The feeling of joy when we create, the sense of purpose, the sense of…

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Honey Eater – Digital Art

So I recently spent some time playing in Photoshop, just for fun. I wanted to hone my skills with the mixer brush for an upcoming presentation and also a few classes. I have not tinkered with it in quite a while. I attended a presentation where a friend on my did a presentation on making…

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Monday’s Musings…

What started off as a stressful week finally gave way to calm and some peace and quiet from Thursday through to yesterday. It was supposed to be an entire week off from ‘stuff’, but that was not to be. Still the last few days have been lovely. I spent two days just playing in Photoshop…

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Fairy Stories – Spring & Summer

I recently shared a post featuring some new artwork – Autumn & Winter, and now here as promised is Spring and Summer. I used a different raven/crow image for each one, but the key and the wren are the same. The Spring I added rabbits and a cute rat, and of course Spring blossoms. Summer…

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Fairy Stories – Autumn & Winter

I often surprise myself, when and where my inspiration comes from. Earlier in the day a friend of mine posted a couple of bird photos, raven or crow (I prefer ravens but I am not 100% what these are) and I asked if I could ‘steal’ them to play with. Kellye kindly sent me two…

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