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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Digital Art- The Letter

I am a big Harry Potter fan, I wish it was around when I was a kid, I read to my girls, who were both instantly hooked. So I had loads of fun creating this image. I took this vintage chair out into the forest to capture the base image, then I added the owl…

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The Red Chair – Book of Wisdom

Continuing on with a different red velvet chair (belongs to a friend of mine), and another owl, I created this fantasy piece. The Book of Wisdom sitting so close to the Tree of Knowledge, this must indeed be a wise owl. I even had fun playing with specialty stamp brushes in Photoshop to create the…

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In the studio – The Fairy Princess

What can I say about our beautiful Jess…she has been some pretty dark characters of late and I promised to make her ‘pretty’ again. Jess loves her pretty and does it so well, so why not a beautiful Fairy Princess. Jess is always a good sport and loves getting messy and dirty and covered in…

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In the studio – Ice Princess

I recently ran a huge workshop for Creative Fantasy Portraits, we went all out, I need to offer something different to what is currently on offer. Being Summer there has been some bikini portrait and sports attire shoots (not my thing) and some nudes (yes I shoot nudes, but I prefer a more artistic approach).…

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Monday’s Musings…

Yesterday was my first official day with the studio open for workshops for 2020. Like they say go big or go home? We had two models with two costume changes each, plus an outdoor shoot, so essentially 5 mini shoots in one afternoon workshop. It was organised chaos and very hectic, but loads of fun.…

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Conceptual Portraits – Come fly with me

If you have been following me for a while, you may remember Rachelle, possibly even this red dress and the red balloons, we had a fun-filled day a few years ago. Rachelle now lives back in New Zealand, so we don’t really get to create in the studio anymore, but I still have fond memories…

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In the studio – Vamp tramp

Last week I featured some images from a recent studio shoot with creative designer Verdessa Fairy, this last instalment was a little bit too Goth for Christmas, so I thought I would save it til after. Lysa Rose modelled for us again, in this fabulous red and black number. Same outfit, but with two different…

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In the studio – the Ice Queen

Introducing Alexia Frost, aka Silver and Spooky on IG. WOW! what a model, I am sure you will be seeing more of her in 2020! This girl is also a race car driver! Seriously cool young lady, who has mad makeup skills as well. She was out Ice Queen for today and rocking the white…

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