Cooking up a storm

I have been cooking up a storm recently and loving every minute of it, the other week it was cakes and desserts, this time totally tomato related; bruschetta, cherry tomato and chorizo penne, avocado on toast (with blistered tomatoes), and so much more. Did you know I post the recipes on my ‘other’ blog? If…

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An artists palette

Learn to create unique and beautifully crafted images in Photoshop & Topaz using these painterly techniques, with Award Winning Digital Artist – Julie Powell…BRAND NEW!

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Capturing light for better photography

Learn to harness any type of lighting for your Still Life Photography, or indeed any type of Photography. Once you know HOW to control the light you can get great photos, anytime, anywhere.

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Winter Workshops #3 – Dark and Moody Fruit

I ran another Dark and Moody Fruit Still Life/ Food Photography shoot in the home studio, pretty much the same as last time, I had three workstations set up and similar ideas and fruit. Berries, Citrus and we also did some Light Sculpting to start with. I had even less time to shoot at this…

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Light Sculpting – Review

A little while ago, while taking part in an online class I discovered Light Sculpting Still Life, I wrote a post on my Still Life blog here. I discovered a few different artists creating work this way, but I was particularly struck by Harold Ross. I spent a month (well more actually) watching his tutorials,…

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PS Artistry, Awake update

Taking on learning at a midway point in my life in engaging and soul searching, but it is opening my eyes to some more creative freedom.

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Summer Outings – Studio Workshop

As promised on Monday, here is the post about my studio shoot from the weekend. This was a Workshop set up with my Photography group that I regularly shoot with. Hard to believe this group will be 1 year old on March 17th! We have done so much and come so far, with over 500…

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To sell or not to sell, and other questions

When you create art, whether that be a photograph, fine art print, digital art, painting, sculpture, clothing, poetry even………..etc. Do we do it to fulfil our own internal desire for creation, or do we create to fulfil our desire to be acknowledged? Sensitive subject, true, but let’s be honest most of us get a real…

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Tuesday’s Tales

I have been spending a bit of time in the studio of late on my own personal projects

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Photography – Covering the Basics

Being only relatively new myself, and teaching Moth how to shoot as well, I sometimes find myself a little lost and confused. Moth thinks his way through a shot, I feel my way through it…….it is a very different process and it actually produces different images of the same thing; well slightly different. However sometimes,…

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